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Species profile—Antechinus arktos (black-tailed antechinus)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Dasyuridae (dasyurids) → Antechinus arktos (black-tailed antechinus)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Dasyuridae (dasyurids)
Scientific name
Antechinus arktos Baker, Mutton, Hines & Van Dyck (2014)
Common name
black-tailed antechinus
Type reference
Baker, A.M., Mutton, T.Y., Hines, H.B. & Van Dyck, S. (2014). The Black-tailed Antechinus, Antechinus arktos sp. nov.: a new species of carnivorous marsupial from montane regions of the Tweed Volcano caldera, eastern Australia. Zootaxa 3765(2), 101-133.
WildNet taxon ID
823
Synonym(s)
Antechinus swainsonii
Antechinus swainsonii mimetes
Alternate name(s)
dusky antechinus
dusky marsupial mouse
Swainson's antechinus
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

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=823

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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