Isoodon Desmarest 1817 (short-nosed bandicoot)

Mammalia - Peramelemorphia - Peramelidae

Alternative spelling: Isodon

Parent taxon: Peramelidae according to M. S. Y. Springer et al. 1994

See also Gray 1825, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Wilson and Reeder 2005

Sister taxa: Crash, Echymiperinae, Perameles, Peramelinae, Peroryctes, Peroryctinae, Thylacis

Subtaxa: Isoodon auratus Isoodon macrourus Isoodon obesulus

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Quaternary of Australia (24 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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