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Species profile—Dasycercus cristicauda (crest-tailed mulgara)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Dasycercus cristicauda (crest-tailed mulgara)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Dasycercus cristicauda (Krefft, 1867)
Common name
crest-tailed mulgara
Type reference
Krefft, G. (1867). On the classification of the small Dasyuridae of Australia, with descriptions of two new genera and one new species. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1866: 431-435.
WildNet taxon ID
26895
Synonym(s)
Dasycercus hillieri
Alternate name(s)
crest-tailed marsupial mouse
mulgara
ampurta
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26895

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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