Taxon profile


Lesser Bilby
Macrotis leucura (Thomas, 1887)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Peramelemorphia - bandicoots »  family Thylacomyidae »  genus Macrotis

Scientific synonyms

Peragale leucura Thomas, 1887
Thylacomys leucurus (Thomas, 1887)
Peragale minor Spencer, 1897
Macrotis minor (Spencer, 1897)
Thylacomys minor (Spencer, 1897)
Thalacomys minor miselius Finlayson, 1932
Macrotis minor miseliae Tate, 1948

Other names

= Yallara


Related glossary terms

recently extinct taxon

Included taxa

Number of records: 1

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [284d8e3c-2ffe-4c46-a6f7-74d8c78dc9a9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Macrotis leucura (Thomas, 1887)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Macrotis leucura Thomas, 1887]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Macrotis leucura (Thomas, 1887)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Macrotis leucura]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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extinct taxon