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Species profile—Sminthopsis murina (common dunnart)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Sminthopsis murina (common dunnart)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Sminthopsis murina (Waterhouse, 1838)
Common name
common dunnart
Type reference
Waterhouse, G.R. (1838). Characters of some new species of the genera Mus and Phascogale. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1837: 75-77 [76]
WildNet taxon ID
793
Alternate name(s)
common marsupial mouse
mouse-sminthopsis
slender mouse-sminthopsis
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

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=793

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
23 October 2019
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