Perameles papillon Travouillon & Phillips, 2018

Butterfly bandicoot, Nullarbor barred bandicoot



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1920-1960 (c.1940?) (source)



Nullarbor, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Travouillon, Kenny J. and Phillips, Matthew J. (2018). Total evidence analysis of the phylogenetic relationships of bandicoots and bilbies (Marsupialia: Peramelemorphia): reassessment of two species and description of a new species. Zootaxa 4378(2): 224-256.


Other references:

Travouillon, Kenny J. (2017). To document the diversity of bandicoots and bilbies through time and space. Report for the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia. 18 pp. [""New research tracks evolution of bilbies and bandicoots, new species discovered]


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