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Species profile—Sminthopsis virginiae (red-cheeked dunnart)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Sminthopsis virginiae (red-cheeked dunnart)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Sminthopsis virginiae (Tarragon, 1847)
Common name
red-cheeked dunnart
Type reference
Tarragon, [L.] de (1847). Description du male adulte du Colobe guereza et du Phascogale virginiae. Rev. Zool. 1847: 177-178 [177].
WildNet taxon ID
795
Alternate name(s)
Lumholtz's marsupial mouse
Daly River sminthopsis
forehead-striped pouched mouse
Queensland stripe-faced sminthopsis
Aru Islands pouched mouse
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
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=795

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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