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Sminthopsis longicaudata Spencer, 1909

Long-tailed dunnart, Long-tailed sminthopsis

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1935

Rediscovered in 1976 (dead specimen); 1981 (living specimen) (see Anonymous, 1981)

 

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern

 

Distribution

Northern Territory & Western Australia, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Anonymous. (1964). A preliminary list of rare mammals including those believed to be rare but concerning which detailed information is still lacking. IUCN Bulletin 11(Special Supplement): 4 pp.

Anonymous. (1973). Additional protection for rare fauna. S.W.A.N.S. 4(2): 31-33.

Anonymous. (1977). Terrestrial native mammals of Western Australia. S.W.A.N.S. 7(1): 7-8. [a mere listing as being native to WA]

Anonymous. (1981). Rare marsupial captured in Gibson desert. S.W.A.N.S. 11(3): 3-6.

Archer, Michael. (1979). The status of Australian dasyurids, thylacinids and myrmecobiids, pp. 29-43. In: Tyler, Michael J. (ed.). The Status of Endangered Australasian Wildlife. Proceedings of the Centenary Symposium of the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia, Adelaide, 21-23 September, 1978. [pagination is taken from the 1980 reprint, may actually be pp. 23-42?]

Burbidge, A. A., McKenzie, N. L., Chapman, A. and Lambert, P. M. (1976). The wildlife of some existing and proposed reserve in the Great Victoria and Gibson Desert, Western Australia. Wildlife Research Bulletin Western Australia 5: 1-16.

Burbidge, A.A., McKenzie, N.L. & Fuller, P.J. 1995. Long-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis longicaudata. pp. 146-
147 in Strahan, R. (ed.). The Mammals of Australia: The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife.
Sydney : Reed New Holland 756 pp.

Burbidge, A. A., McKenzie, N. L. and Fuller, P. J. 2008. Long-tailed Dunnart, Sminthopsis longicaudata. In: Van Dyck, S. and R. Strahan (eds), The mammals of Australia. Third Edition, pp. 148-150. Reed New Holland, Sydney.

Henry-Hall, N.J. (1990). Nature conservation reserves in the Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia (southern two-thirds of CTRC System 11). Unpublished report submitted to the EPA Red Book Task Force. Environmental Protection Authority, Perth, Western Australia. [Appendix 13]

Hoser, Raymond T. (1991). Endangered Animals of Australia. Mosman, NSW: Pierson & Co. 240 pp. [pp. 188-189]

Iredale, Tom and Troughton, Ellis Le Geyt. (1934). A check-list of the mammals recorded from Australia. Mem. Aust. Mus. 6: i-xii, 1-122.

Joslin, Paul and Maryanka, Daphne. (1968). Endangered Mammals of the World: Report on Status and Action Treatment. IUCN Publications, New Series, Supplementary Paper No. 13: 34 pp.

Kendrick, George W. and Porter, Jennifer K. (1973). Remains of a Thylacine (Marsupialia: Dasyuroidea) and other fauna from caves in the Cape Range, Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 56(4): 116-122.

McKenzie, N., Woinarski, J. & Burbidge, A. 2016. Sminthopsis longicaudata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T40545A21948982. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T40545A21948982.en. Downloaded on 16 February 2017.

Pavey, C. 2002. Long-Tailed Dunnart: Sminthopsis longicaudata. Threatened Species of the Northern Territory.

Ride, W. D. L. (1970). A Guide to the Native Mammals of Australia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Scott, Peter (ed.). (1965). Preliminary List of Rare Mammals and Birds, pp. 155-237. In: The Launching of a New Ark. First Report of the President and Trustees of the World Wildlife Fund. An International Foundation for saving the world's wildlife and wild places 1961-1964. London: Collins.

Thornback, Jane and Jenkins, Martin (compilers). (1982). The IUCN Mammal Red Data Book. Part 1: Threatened Mammalian Taxa of the Americas and the Australasian Zoogeographic Region (Excluding Cetacea). Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 516 pp.

https://cites.org/sites/default/files/common/com/ac/26/E26-20i.pdf

 

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