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SPECIES Sminthopsis butleri

Author:Archer, 1979.
Citation:Aust. Zool., 20(2): 329.
Common Name:Carpentarian Dunnart
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, Kalumburu (1415'S, 12640'E).
Distribution:In Australia known only from the type locality; also in Papua New Guinea.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Name first mentioned by Kirsch (1977:47), but first made available was by Archer (1979). Not studied by Krajewski et al. (1999, 2000), but Archer (1981) noted that its affinities are probably with S. macroura.
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