The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Dasyurus maculatus ssp. nov. 'Kangaroo Island'

Kangaroo Island spotted-tailed quoll

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: after 1836

 

Distribution

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Grealy, Alicia et al. (2019). Novel mitochondrial haplotype of spotted-tailed quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) present on Kangaroo Island (South Australia) prior to extirpation. The Holocene. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683619875805 [Abstract]

Seersholm, Frederik V. et al. (2021). Ancient DNA from bulk bone reveals past genetic diversity of vertebrate fauna on Kangaroo Island, Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 262: 106962. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.106962 [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/24982/dasyurus-maculatus-ssp-kangaroo-island

 

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