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Marsupial List

Scientific Name Name Source
    NPWS Other
Macropodidae Wallabies and Kangaroos
Macropus giganteus Eastern Grey Kangaroo 1, 5 4
Wallabia bicolor Swamp Wallaby 1, 5 4
Macropus robustus Common Wallaroo 5  
Macropus rufogriseus Red-neclked Wallaby 5  
Phascolarctidae Koala
Phascolarctos cinereus Koala 1* 6

* .... Roadkill near Abermain, 1998. One sighting by NPWS

Peramelidae Bandicoots and Bilbies
Isoodon macrourus Northern Brown Bandicoot    
Peremeles nasuta Long-nosed Bandicoot    
Dasyuridae Dasyurids
Dasyurus maculata Tiger Quoll
Antechinus flavipes Yellow-footed Antechinus 1, 5  
Antechinus stuartii Brown Antechinus    
Antechinus swainsonii Dusky Antechinus    
Planigale maculata Common Planigale    
Sminthopsis murina Common Dunnart 1, 5  
Vombatidae Wombats
Vombatus ursinus Common Wombat   4
Petauridae Wrist-winged Gliders
Petaurus breviceps Sugar Glider 1, 5 4
Petaurus norfolcensis Squirrel Glider 1, 3, 5  
Petaurus australis Yellow-bellied Glider 5  
Pseudocheiridae Ringtail Possums and Greater Glider
Petauroides volans Greater Glider 1  
Pseudocheirus peregrinus Common Ringtail Possum 1, 3, 5 4
Acrobatidae Feathertail Glider
Acrobates pygmaeus Feathertail Glider 5 4
Phalangeridae Brushtail Possums and Cuscuses
Trichosurus vulpecula Common Brushtail Possum 1, 3, 5 4
Hydromys chrysogaster Water Rat 5  
Oryctolagus cuniculus Rabbit 5  
Canis lupus Dog 5  
Felis catus Cat 5  
Vulpes vulpes Fox 5  
Capra hircus Goat 5  
Cervus sp Deer 5  
Dama dama Fallow Deer 5  

1. Vertebrate Fauna Survey of Lower Hunter National Park
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Lucas Grenadier, Michael Roderick, Dr. Michael Mahony, Glenn Hoye and Rachel Betts (Contributors)
Department of Biological Sciences and TUNRA Pty Ltd.
University of Newcastle
June 2001
3. Morisset Forestry District Environmental Impact Statement
Supporting Document No.4
Ecotone Ecological Consultants
4 John Goswell (local resident)
5 NPWS Survey 2005
6 Toni MacFarlane (local resident)

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