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

Classification

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

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
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
803
Alternate name(s)
tiger cat
spot-tail quoll
yarri
spotted-tail dasyure
spotted-tailed native cat
tiger quoll
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
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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
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=803

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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