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Macrotis lagotis grandis Troughton, 1932:229

Nalpa bilby

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym)

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: c.1900?

 

Distribution

South Australia, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: "At Adelaide Museum; from Nalpa, Lake Alexandrina, South Australia." (Tate, 1948:344)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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

 

Species bibliography:

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.

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.

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