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SPECIES Macrotis leucura

Author:Thomas, 1887.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, 19: 397.
Common Name:Lesser Bilby
Type Locality:Undesignated; as the specimen was sent by the South Australian Museum's taxidermist to London, Thomas (1887a) thought it might have originated near Adelaide or in the northern part of South Australia, whence others in the same collection had come.
Distribution:C Australia.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct.
Comments:Probably extinct; see Ride (1970:200).
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Synonyms:

    minor (Spencer, 1897)
    miseliae Tate, 1948
    miselius (Finlayson, 1932)

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