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SPECIES Macrotis lagotis

Author:Reid, 1836.
Actual Date:1837
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1836: 129.
Common Name:Greater Bilby
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, Swan River.
Distribution:Formerly in Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, W New South Wales, SW Queensland. Survives only in SW Queensland, Northern Territory/Western Australia border region and Kimberleys.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Vulnerable.
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Synonyms:

    cambrica Troughton, 1932
    grandis Troughton, 1932
    interjecta Troughton, 1932
    nigripes (Wood Jones, 1923)
    sagitta (Thomas, 1905)

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