Tag Archives: Marsupialia

Koala: Phascolarctos cinereus

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * Phascolarctos cinereus: “Koala” or “Koala Bear:” Taxonomy: Animalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Marsupialia; Diprotodontia; Phascolarctidae; Phascolarctos cinereus Common Names: Koala, koala bear, monkey bear, native bear, and tree bear. Localities: Koala are found in … Continue reading

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Quolls : Dasyurus sp.

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * Quoll Taxonomy: Animalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Marsupialia; Dasyuromorphia; Dasyuridae; Dasyurinae; Dasyurini; Dasyurus sp.Six species: the Bronze quoll (D. spartacus); Eastern quoll (D. viverrinus); New Guinean quoll (D. albopunctatus); Norther quoll (D. hallucatus); Tiger … Continue reading

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Wallaby: Macropus/Thylogale/Dorcopsis sp.

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * Wallaby Taxonomy: Animalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Marsupialia; Diprotodontia; Macropodidae; Macropus; Macropus, Thylogale, Dorcopsis, Dorcopsulus, and Osphranter Common Names: wallabies, wallaby, the forest kangaroo. Localities: Native to Australia mainly in rugged timber and forested … Continue reading

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Kangaroo: Macropus sp.

Kangaroo Taxonomy: Animalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Marsupialia; Diprotodontia; Macropodidae; Macropus; Macropus and Osphranter Common Names: Kangaroo, gangurru, boomers, jacks, old men, bucks, does, flyers, jills, joeys, roos Localities: Native to Australia. Some relatives in New Guinea. Description: One of the unique … Continue reading

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