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SPECIES Perameles bougainville

Author:Quoy and Gaimard, 1824.
Citation:In de Freycinet, Voy. autour du monde...l'Uranie et al Physicienne, Zool.: 56.
Common Name:Western Barred Bandicoot
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, Shark Bay, Peron Peninsula.
Distribution:Formerly in S South Australia, NW Victoria, W New South Wales, S Western Australia, Bernier and Dorre Isls, survives only on Bernier and Dorre Isls (off Western Australia).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct as P. b. fasciata, Endangered as P. b. bougainville. Rare.
Comments:See Ride (1970:100).
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Synonyms:

    arenaria Gould, 1844
    fasciata Gray, 1841
    myosuros Wagner, 1841
    notina Thomas, 1922

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