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Species profile—Phascogale tapoatafa tapoatafa (brush-tailed phascogale)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Phascogale tapoatafa tapoatafa (brush-tailed phascogale)

Photo of Phascogale tapoatafa tapoatafa (brush-tailed phascogale) - Gynther, I.,DEHP

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Phascogale tapoatafa tapoatafa (Meyer, 1793)
Common name
brush-tailed phascogale
Type reference
Meyer, F.A.A. (1793). Systematisch-Summarische Uebersicht der neuesten Zoologischen Entdeckungen in Neuholland und Afrika.Nebst zwey andern zoologischen Abhandlungen. Leipzig: Dykischen Buchhandlung 184 pp. [28].
WildNet taxon ID
808
Synonym(s)
Phascogale tapoatafa
Phascogale tapoatafa pirata
Alternate name(s)
black-tailed phascogale
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=808

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

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Licence
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Last updated
23 October 2019
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