Taxon profile


Rufous Rat-kangaroo
Aepyprymnus rufescens (Gray, 1837)

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

Scientific synonyms

Bettongia rufescens J.E. Gray, 1837
Hypsiprymnus melanotis Ogilby, 1838
Aepyprymus rufescens (misspelling) m

Other names

= Rufous Bettong

Least Concern


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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [ae062ca0-ce91-4da3-a2da-ed5ea0a7c83f]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aepyprymnus rufescens (Gray, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [40558]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Aepyprymnus rufescens (Gray, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Aepyprymnus rufescens Gray, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Aepyprymnus rufescens (Gray, 1837)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Aepyprymnus rufescens]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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