Skip links and keyboard navigation

Species profile—Dasyurus maculatus maculatus (spotted-tailed quoll (southern subspecies))


Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Dasyurus maculatus maculatus (spotted-tailed quoll (southern subspecies))

Sighting data

KML | CSV | GeoJson

Species details

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Dasyurus maculatus maculatus (Kerr, 1792)
Common name
spotted-tailed quoll (southern subspecies)
Type reference
Kerr, R. (1792). The Animal Kingdom, a zoological system, of the celebrated Sir Charles Linnaeus; Class 1. Mammalia: containing a complete systematic description, arrangement and nomenclature, of all known species and varieties of Mammalia; or animals that give suck to their young; being a translation of that part of the Systeme Naturae, as lateley published with great improvements, by Professor Gmelin of Goettingen. London: J.Murray & R Faulder Vol. 1 Pt 1 xl 400pp.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
tiger cat
spotted-tailed quoll (south eastern mainland population)
spot-tail quoll
spotted-tail dasyure
spotted-tailed native cat
tiger quoll
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Conservation significant
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
View Map

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
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

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

More species information

Get a list of species for your area or find other wildlife information.

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
  1. Is your feedback about:
  2. (If you chose ‘website’ above)

    Page feedback

    1. How satisfied are you with your experience today? *
  3. (If you chose ‘service’ above)

    Feedback on government services, departments and staff

    Please use our complaints and compliments form.