Taxon profile


Long-nosed Potoroo
Potorous tridactylus (Kerr, 1792)

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

Scientific synonyms

Didelphis murina Cuvier, 1798
Dipus muscola Perry, 1810
Perameles tuckeri Gray, 1840

Near Threatened


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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Potorous tridactylus apicalis (Gould, 1851)
subspecies Potorous tridactylus tridactylus (Kerr, 1792)

Potorous tridactylus tridactylus

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9cfa649c-4377-48c1-8d4d-b66ec13ad0fb]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Potorous tridactylus (Kerr, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41511]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Potorous tridactylus (Kerr, 1792)]
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 Potorous tridactylus Kerr, 1792]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [602:kaninchenkaenguru]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Potorous tridactylus (Kerr, 1792)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Potorous tridactylus]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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