The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Chaeropus ecaudatus castanotis Gray, 1842

Pig-footed bandicoot, Chestnut-eared chœropus (Krefft, 1864:35), Chæropus (Gray, 1843:96)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chæropus castanotis Gray, 1842; Chaeropus castanotis (Gray, 1842)

Invalid, now considered a synonym of C. ecaudatus ecaudatus or C. ecaudatus occidentalis.

 

Conservation Status

Last record: ?

 

Distribution

Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gray, J. E. (1842). Description of two new species of Mammalia discovered in Australia by Captain George Grey, Governor of South Australia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9: 39-42.

 

Other references:

Gray, John Edward. (1843). List of the specimens of Mammalia in the collection of the British Museum. London, The Trustees.

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.

Krefft, Gerard. (1864). Catalogue of Mammalia in the Collection of the Australian Museum. Sydney: Australian Museum.

Krefft, Gerard. (1871). The Mammals of Australia, Illustrated by Harriett Scott and Helena Forde for the Council of Education ; With a Short Account of All the Species Hitherto Described. Sydney: Thomas Richards, Government Printer.

Lucas, Arthur Henry Shakespeare and Le Souëf, William Henry Dudley. (1909). The Animals of Australia: Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians. Melbourne: Whitcombe and Tombs.

Ogilby, J. Douglas. (1892). Catalogue of Australian Mammals, with Introductory Notes on General Mammalogy. Australian Museum, Sydney: Catalogue No. 16: viii + 142 pp.

Tate, George Henry Hamilton. (1948). Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 60. Studies in the Peramelidae (Marsupialia). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 92(6): 313-346, text figure 1, tables 1-10.

The West Australian, 21 February, 1914 [footprints from Lake Cave, near Mammoth Cave]

Thomas, Oldfield. (1888). Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata in the collection of the British Museum (Natural History). London: British Museum (Natural History). xiii + 401 pp.

Travouillon, Kenny J. et al. (2019). Hidden in plain sight: reassessment of the pig-footed bandicoot, Chaeropus ecaudatus (Peramelemorphia, Chaeropodidae), with a description of a new species from central australia, and use of the fossil record to trace its past distribution. Zootaxa 4566(1): 1-69. [Abstract]

Waterhouse, George Robert. (1845). A Natural History of the Mammalia. Volume 1, Containing the Order Marsupiata or Pouched Animals. London: Hippolyte Baillière. 553 pp + 20 pls.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/12789/chaeropus-ecaudatus-castanotis

 

<< Back to the Peramelemorphia (Bandicoots, Bilbies and Pig-footed Bandicoots) database