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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Are Queensland brush-tailed phascogales different?

M. C. Edwards
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School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Gatton, Qld 4343, Australia. Email: megan.edwards@uqconnect.edu.au

Australian Mammalogy - https://doi.org/10.1071/AM17025
Submitted: 6 April 2017  Accepted: 20 July 2017   Published online: 8 August 2017

Abstract

Little is known about the basic biology of brush-tailed phascogales, Phascogale tapoatafa, in southern Queensland. Wild-caught phascogales, and museum and veterinary records were examined. Queensland phascogales are smaller than Victorian phascogales, but larger than Western Australian animals of the same subspecies.

Additional keywords: body mass, Dasyuridae, morphology, marsupial.


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