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Genus Dasyurus Geoffroy, 1796

  • Dasyurus Geoffroy [Saint-Hilaire], É. 1796. Dissertation sur les animaux à bourse. Magazin Encyclopédique 3(12, l'an quatrième): 445-472 [469] [l'an quatrième of the French Republic calender ended on 21 Sept. 1796; p. 469 is in the last number for that year].
    Type species:
     Didelphis maculata Anon., 1791 (=Dasyurus maculatus (Anon., 1791)) by subsequent monotypy.
  • Nasira Harvey, J.B. 1841. A sketch of the natural history of Port Lincoln. South Australia Magazine 1: 210-212 [210].
    Type species:
     Didelphis viverrina Shaw, 1800 (=Dasyurus viverrinus (Shaw, 1800)) by subsequent monotypy.
  • Dasyurinus Matschie, P. 1916. Die Verbreitung der Beuteltiere auf NeuGuinea mit einigen Bemerkungen über ihre Einteilung in Untergattungen. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 8: 259-308 +map [Date published June 1916] [262] [originally made available as a subgenus of Dasyurus Geoffroy, 1796].
    Type species:
     Dasyurus geoffroii Gould, 1841 by original designation (as geoffroyi Gould).
  • Dasyurops Matschie, P. 1916. Die Verbreitung der Beuteltiere auf NeuGuinea mit einigen Bemerkungen über ihre Einteilung in Untergattungen. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 8: 259-308 +map [Date published June 1916] [262] [originally made available as a subgenus of Dasyurus Geoffroy, 1796].
    Type species:
     Viverra maculata Kerr, 1792 by monotypy (as maculatus Kerr).
  • Notoctonus Pocock, R.I. 1926. The external characters of Thylacinus, Sarcophilus, and some related marsupials. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1926: 1037-1084 [1082].
    Type species:
     Dasyurus geoffroii Gould, 1841 by original designation (as geoffroyi Gould).
  • Satanellus Pocock, R.I. 1926. The external characters of Thylacinus, Sarcophilus, and some related marsupials. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1926: 1037-1084 [1083].
    Type species:
     Dasyurus hallucatus Gould, 1842 by original designation (as hallucatus Gould).
  • Stictophonus Pocock, R.I. 1926. The external characters of Thylacinus, Sarcophilus, and some related marsupials. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1926: 1037-1084 [1083].
    Type species:
     Viverra maculata Kerr, 1792 by original designation (as maculatus Kerr).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Baverstock, P.R., Archer, M., Adams, M. & Richardson, B.J. 1982. Genetic relationships among 32 species of Australian dasyurid marsupials. pp. 641-650 in Archer, M. (ed.). Carnivorous Marsupials. Sydney : Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Vol. 2 i-iv, 407 pp.
  • Ride, W.D.L. in Walton, D.W. (ed.) 1988. Zoological Catalogue of Australia Volume 5. Mammalia. Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service x 274 pp. [Date published 13/Apr/1988] [19] (based upon Ride, W.D.L. 1970. A Guide to the Native Mammals of Australia. Melbourne : Oxford Univ. Press xiv 249 pp. 62 pls [225])

 

Distribution

States

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Probably the whole of New Guinea.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Victorian Midlands (VM), Wet Tropics (WT) ; ACT, NSW, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic: Ben Lomond (BEL), Flinders (FLI), King (KIN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP) ; NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL) ; NT, Qld, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Kimberley (CK), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Northern Kimberley (NK), Pine Creek (PCK), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB)

Distribution References

  • Laurie, E.M.O. & Hill, J.E. 1954. List of Land Mammals of New Guinea, Celebes and Adjacent Islands 1758–1952. London : British Museum 175 pp. 3 pls. (under Satanellus)
  • Waithman, J. 1979. A report on a collection of mammals from southwest Papua, 1972–1973. The Australian Zoologist 20: 313-326 (Dasyurus geoffroii)

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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