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SPECIES Sminthopsis psammophila

Author:Spencer, 1895.
Citation:Proc. R. Soc. Victoria, n.s., 7: 223.
Common Name:Sandhill Dunnart
Type Locality:Australia, Northern Territory, Lake Amadeus.
Distribution:Australia: SW Northern Territory (vicinity of Ayers Rock) and Eyre Peninsula (South Australia).
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Endangered.
Comments:S. psammophila species-group. Known only from five specimens; see Archer (1981:215).
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