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Macrotis lagotis cambrica Troughton, 1932:230

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1856-57 or later (South Australia); 1912 (New South Wales) (Marlow, 1958)

 

Distribution

New South Wales & South Australia, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: "Sydney Museum, No. M.677, adult male, from Bathurst, 100 miles west of Sydney, New South Wales." (Tate, 1948:344)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Troughton, Ellis Le Geyt. (1932). A revision of the rabbit-bandicoots. Family Peramelidae, genus [i]Macrotis[/i]. Australian Zoologist 7: 219-236.

 

Other references:

Flannery, Timothy, Kendall, Paula and Wynn-Moylan, Karen. (1990). Australia's Vanishing Mammals: Endangered and Extinct Native Species. Sydney: Reader's Digest Press. 192 pp.

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. (1866). On the vertebrated animals of the lower Murray and Darling, their habits, economy, and geographical distribution. Transactions of the Philosophical Society of New South Wales 1862-1865: 1-33.

Marlow, B. J. (1958). A survey of the marsupials of New South Wales. CSIRO Wildlife Research 3: 71-114.

Menkhorst, Peter W. (2009). Blandowski’s mammals: Clues to a lost world. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 121(1): 61-89.

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.

Wakefield, N. A. (1966). Mammals of the Blandowski Expedition to north-western Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 79(2): 371-391.

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