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SPECIES Bettongia penicillata

Author:Gray, 1837.
Citation:Mag. Nat. Hist. [Charlesworth's], 1: 584.
Common Name:Woylie
Type Locality:Australia, New South Wales.
Distribution:SW Western Australia, S South Australia including St. Francis Isl, NW Victoria, C New South Wales.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Extinct as B. p. penicillata, otherwise Lower Risk (conservation dependent).
Comments:Does not include tropica, contra Sharman et al. (1980).
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Synonyms:

    ogilbyi (Waterhouse, 1841)
    francisca Finlayson, 1957
    gouldii Waterhouse, 1845

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