Bettongia tropica Wakefield, 1967:15
Northern bettong, Northern brush-tailed bettong, Tropical bettong, Brush-tailed bettong
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Synonym/s: Bettongia penicillata tropica (Wakefield, 1967:15)
Last record: 1932 (Goodwin & Goodwin, 1973)
Rediscovered in 1976
IUCN RedList status: Endangered
Queensland (coastal northeast), Australia
Type locality: "Mt Spurgeon, E Qld" (Calaby & Richardson, 1988:56)
Biology & Ecology
"Ecology: subtropical, tall open woodland, terrestrial."
(Calaby & Richardson, 1988:56)
Holotype: NMV C6870 [ex MCZ 29207] (adult male; skin & skull) (Calaby & Richardson, 1988:56)
Original scientific description:
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