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SPECIES Chaeropus ecaudatus

Author:Ogilby, 1838.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1838: 25.
Common Name:Pig-footed Bandicoot
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales, banks of Murray River, south of the junction with Murrumbridge River.
Distribution:Australia: SW New South Wales, Victoria, S Northern Territory, N South Australia, Western Australia.
Status:CITES Appendix I [Possibly Extinct]; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct.
Comments:Probably extinct, last taken in 1907; see Ride (1970:200).
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Synonyms:

    castanotis Gray, 1842
    occidentalis Gould, 1845

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