Perameles notina Thomas, 1922

South-eastern striped bandicoot, South Australian barred bandicoot, South Australian striped bandicoot, Striped-backed bandicoot, Western barred bandicoot, Banded bandicoot



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Perameles myosura notina Thomas, 1922:144 (protonym); Perameles myosuros notina Thomas, 1922:144 (basionym); Perameles bougainvillei notina Thomas, 1922:144


Conservation Status


Last record: 1857 (Travouillon & Burbidge, 2023:190)



New South Wales (extreme south-western), South Australia (south-eastern) & Victoria (extreme western), Australia

Type locality: "plains near the head of the St Vincent Gulf, S.A." (Mahoney & Ride, 1988:40)


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: BMNH (skin) / BMNH (skull) (adult male),







Original scientific description:

Thomas, Oldfield. (1922). On bandicoots allied to Perameles bougainvillei. Annals & Magazine of Natural History, 9, 143-145.


Other references:

DEECA [Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action]. (2023). Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 Threatened List: June 2023. Published report by The State of Victoria Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action, Melbourne, Victoria.

Gordon, G. and Hall, L. S. (1995). Tail fat storage in arid zone bandicoots. Australian Mammalogy 18: 87-90.

Gould, John. (1845-1863). The Mammals of Australia. London: self published.

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.

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. 88]

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

Lundelius, Ernest L. Jr. and Turnbull, W. D. (1981). The mammalian fauna of Madura Cave, Western Australia Part IV. Fieldiana Geology new ser., no. 6: 1-72.

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1988). Peramelidae, pp. 36-42. In: Walton, D. W. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 5. Mammalia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service. x + 273 pp. [p. 40]

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.

Travouillon, Kenny J. and Burbidge, Alan A. (2023). South-eastern striped bandicoot, Perameles notina, pp. 190-191. In: Baker, Andrew M. and Gynther, Ian C. (eds.). Strahan’s Mammals of Australia (4th ed.). Wahroonga, NSW: Reed New Holland Publishers. 848 pp.

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.

Wakefield, N. A. (1963). Mammal remains from the Grampians, Victoria. Vict. Nat. 80: 130-133.

Woinarski, John C. Z., Braby, M. F., Burbidge, A. A., Coates, D., Garnett, S. T., Fensham, R. J., Legge, S. M., McKenzie, N. L., Silcock, J L. and Murphy, B. P. (2019). Reading the black book: The number, timing, distribution and causes of listed extinctions in Australia. Biological Conservation 239: 108261.

Wood Jones, Frederic. (1924). The Mammals of South Australia. Part II. The Bandicoots and the Herbivorous Marsupials (The syndactylous Didelphia). Adelaide: Government Printer. 2: 132-270. [8 August 1924] [p. 147-150]


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