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Macrotis leucura minor (Spencer, 1897:6)

Lesser rabbit-bandicoot bilby, Urpila

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Peragale minor Spencer, 1897:6 (original combination); Macrotis minor (Spencer, 1897:6)

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Australia (central)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Spencer, Baldwin. (1897). Description of two new species of marsupials from Central Australia. Proc. R. Soc. Vict. (new series) 9: 5-11.

 

Other references:

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.

Jones, Frederic Wood. (1923). The marsupial genus Thylacomys. A review of the rabbit-bandicoots, with a description of a new species. Records of the South Australian Museum 2: 333-352.

Newsome, A. E. (1962). Rabbit-eared Bandicoots or Bilbies. Australian Natural History 14(3): 97-98.

Parker, Shane A. (1973). An annotated checklist of the native land mammals of the Northern Territory. Records of the South Australian Museum 16(11): 1-57.

Ride, W. D. L. (1970). A Guide to the Native Mammals of Australia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

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.

Troughton, Ellis Le Geyt. (1965). Furred Animals of Australia (8th edition). Sydney: Angus & Robertson.

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