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Dasyurus maculatus bowlingi (Spencer & Kershaw 1910:29)

King Island quoll

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original Scientific Description:

Spencer, W. Baldwin and Kershaw, J. A. (1910). A Collection of Sub-fossil Bird and Marsupial Remains from King Island, Bass Strait. Mem. Nat. Mus. Melbourne 3: 5-35.

 

Protonym: Dasyurus bowlingi Spencer & Kershaw, 1910:20

 

Synonym/s: Dasyurus bowlingi Spencer & Kershaw, 1910:20 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

King Island, Bass Strait, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: P15101

Paratypes:

P15102
P25940

Other specimens:

USNM 14950 (https://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=record_ID:nmnhvz_7226837) [erroneous record?]

TMAG skull specimen A579

 

Media

 

 

References

Original Scientific Description:

Spencer, W. Baldwin and Kershaw, J. A. (1910). A Collection of Sub-fossil Bird and Marsupial Remains from King Island, Bass Strait. Mem. Nat. Mus. Melbourne 3: 5-35.

 

Other references:

Gill, E. D. (1953). Catalogue of Quaternary types and figured specimens in the National Museum, Melbourne. Mem. Natn. Mus. Vict. 18: 157-168, pI. 1.

Hope, J. H. (1973). Mammals of the Bass Strait Islands. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 85(2): 163-196.

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1975). Index to the genera and species of fossil Mammalia described from Australia and New Guinea between 1838 and 1968. Western Australian Museum Special Publication 6: 1-250.

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1988). Dasyuridae, pp. 14-33. In: In: Walton, D. W. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 5. Mammalia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service.

Marshall, L. G. and Hope, J. H. (1973). A re-evaluation of Dasyurus bowlingi Spencer and Kershaw 1910 (Marsupialia, Dasyuridae) from King Island, Bass Strait. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 85(2): 225-234.

Woinarski, John, Burbidge, Andrew and Harrison, Peter. (2014). The Action Plan for Australian Mammals 2012. Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 1056 pp.

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