Macrotis leucura miseliae Finlayson, 1932:168



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Thalacomys minor miselius Finlayson, 1932:168 (protonym); Macrotis minor miseliae (Finlayson, 1932:168) [emended by Tate, 1948:343]


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)




Type locality: "Cooncherie, S.A. (as Cooncherie, on the lower, 26°32', approx.)" (Mahoney & Ride, 1988:45)


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: SAMA M3465 (male; skin & skull) (Mahoney & Ride, 1988:45)






Original scientific description:

Finlayson, Hedley Herbert. (1932). Preliminary descriptions of two new mammals from South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 56: 168-171.


Other references:

Finlayson, Hedley Herbert. (1961). On central Australian mammals. Part IV. The distribution and status of central Australian species. Records of the South Australian Museum 14: 141-191.

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.

Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 92]

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1988). Thylacomyidae, pp. 43-45. In: Walton, D. W. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 5. Mammalia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service. x + 273 pp. [p. 44-45]

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.


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