Bettongia lesueur graii (Gould, 1840:178)

Betongia graii, Gould, 1840:178; Bettongia grayi Gould, 1840:178; Bettongia Grayii Gould, 1840:178; Hypsiprymnus Graii Gould, 1840:178
Common Name
Inland boodie, Inland burrowing bettong, Gray's rat-kangaroo, Gray's jerboa kangaroo (Krefft, 1866:21), Gray's bettong (Gray, 1843:93), booming (Murray-Darling aboriginals) (Krefft, 1866:21)
Western Australia (south-western), Australia
Last Record
1940's (Flannery, 1990)
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Gould, John (1840). [description of [i]Bettongia lesueur graii[/i]]. Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 178.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Bamford, Mandy et al. (2009). Mammals of the Avon Region. Bentley, W.A.: Department of Environment and Conservation. 132 pp. [pp. 64-65]

Baynes, A., Merrilees, D. and Porter, Jennifer K. (1975). [url=]Mammal remains from the upper levels of a late Pleistocene deposit in Devil's Lair, Western Australia[/url]. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 58: 97-126.

Burbidge, A. A. (1995). Burrowing Bettong, [i]Bettongia lesueur[/i], pp. 289-291. In: Strahan, Ronald (ed.). The Mammals of Australia. Chatswood, N.S.W.: Reed Books. 756 pp.

Cabrera, 1919

Department of the Environment (2016). [i]Bettongia lesueur graii[/i] in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: Accessed Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:18:25 +1000.

Flannery, Timothy Fridtjof, Kendall, Paula and Wynn-Moylan, Karen (illustrator). (1990). Australia's Vanishing Mammals: Endangered and Extinct Native Species. Surry Hills, N.S.W.: RD Press. 192 pp.

Glauert, Ludwig. (1933). [url=]The distribution of the marsupials in Western Australia[/url]. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 19: 17-32.

Gould, 1841 [original description?]

Gould, 1855

Gould, J. (1863). The Mammals of Australia. London, England: published privately.

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

Harper, Francis. (1945). Extinct and Vanishing Mammals of the Old World. New York, N.Y.: American Committee for International Wildlife Protection, Special Publications 12: 1-850.

How, R. A., Cooper, N. K. and Bannister, J. L. (2001). [url=,%20Cooper,%20Bannister.pdf]Checklist of the mammals of Western Australia[/url]. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No. 63: 91-98.

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, F. Wood. (1924). The Mammals of South Australia. Parts 1-3. Adelaide, South Australia: Government Printer.

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

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

Lundelius, Ernest L. (1963). [url=]Vertebrate remains from the Nullarbor Caves, Western Australia[/url]. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 46: 75-80.

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

Ogilby, J. Douglas. (1892). [url=]Catalogue of Australian Mammals, with Introductory Notes on General Mammalogy[/url]. Australian Museum, Sydney: Catalogue No. 16: viii + 142 pp. [including p. 119]

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

Wakefield, N. A. (1966b). [url=]Mammals recorded for the mallee, Victoria[/url]. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 79(2): 627-636.

Waterhouse, G. R. (1841). [url=]Marsupialia, or Pouched Animals (Mammalia, vol. XI)[/url]. In: Jardine, William (ser. ed.). The Naturalist's Library (vol. XXIV). Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars / London: Henry G. Bohn. xvi + 324 pp.

Waterhouse, George Robert. (1846). A Natural History of the Mammalia. Volume 1, Containing the Order Marsupiata or Pouched Animals. London: Hippolyte Baillière. 553 pp + 20 pls.