The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Sminthopsis murina albipes Waterhouse, 1842

Southeastern common dunnart



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phascogale albipes Waterhouse, 1842


Conservation Status

Last record: c.1940?



South Australia & Victoria, Australia












Original scientific description:

Waterhouse, Proc. Zool. Soc. (Lond.) 1842, p. 48.


Other references:


Glauert, Ludwig. (1933). The distribution of the marsupials in Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 19: 17-32.

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.

Kitchener, D. J., Stoddart, J. and Henry, J. (1984). A Taxonomic Revision of the Sminthopsis murina Complex (Marsupialia, Dasyuridae) in Australia, including Descriptions of Four New Species. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 11(3): 201-248.


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