Taxon profile


Bettongia Gray, 1837

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Potoroidae - rat-kangaroos

Scientific synonyms

Bettongiops Matschie, 1916

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

species Bettongia gaimardi (Desmarest, 1822) - Tasmanian Bettong
species Bettongia lesueur (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) - Burrowing Bettong
species Bettongia penicillata Gray, 1837 - Brush-tailed Bettong

Bettongia penicillata - Brush-tailed Bettong

species Bettongia pusilla McNamara, 1997
species Bettongia tropica Wakefield, 1967 - Northern Bettong

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [375a317a-dfd5-4cbc-aba4-dd407aca53df]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Bettongia Gray, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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