Bettongia penicillata francisca Finlayson, 1957:552



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Treated as a subjetive synonym of Bettongia penicillata penicillata by (Jackson & groves, 2015:136-137).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



St. Francis Island, Nuyt's Archipelago, South Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Finlayson, Hedley Herbert. (1957). Preliminary description of two new forms of Bettongia (Marsupialia). Annals And Magazine of Natural History 10: 552-554. [Abstract]


Other references:

Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 137]


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