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Species Profile and Threats Database


For information to assist proponents in referral, environmental assessments and compliance issues, refer to the Policy Statements and Guidelines (where available), the Conservation Advice (where available) or the Listing Advice (where available).
 
In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.

EPBC Act Listing Status Listed as Endangered
Recovery Plan Decision Recovery Plan required, included on the Commenced List (1/11/2009).
 
Adopted/Made Recovery Plans Western Barred Bandicoot Perameles bougainville, Burrowing Bettong Bettongia lesueur and Banded Hare-Wallaby Lagostrophus fasciatus National Recovery Plan (Richards, J.D., 2012a) [Recovery Plan].
 
Policy Statements and Guidelines Survey guidelines for Australia's threatened mammals. EPBC Act survey guidelines 6.5 (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC), 2011j) [Admin Guideline].
 
Federal Register of
    Legislative Instruments
Declaration under s178, s181, and s183 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - List of threatened species, List of threatened ecological communities and List of threatening processes (Commonwealth of Australia, 2000) [Legislative Instrument].
 
State Government
    Documents and Websites
WA:Fauna Species Profiles - Western Barred Bandicoot Perameles bougainville (Quoy and Gaimard, 1834) (Western Australia Department of Environment and Conservation (WA DEC), 2010m) [Information Sheet].
State Listing Status
WA: Listed as Endangered (Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia): September 2013)
Scientific name Perameles bougainville bougainville [66631]
Family Peramelidae:Polyprotodonta:Mammalia:Chordata:Animalia
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Infraspecies author  
Reference  
Distribution map Species Distribution Map

This is an indicative distribution map of the present distribution of the species based on best available knowledge. See map caveat for more information.

Illustrations Google Images

The following table lists known and perceived threats to this species. Threats are based on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) threat classification version 1.1.

Threat Class Threatening Species References
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or predation Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox, Fox) Reintroduction of endangered mammals to mainland Shark Bay: a progress report. In: Serena, M., ed. Reintroduction biology of Australian and New Zealand fauna. Page(s) 183-188. (Short, J., B. Turner, S. Parker & J. Twiss, 1995) [Book].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Invasive Non-Native/Alien Species:Competition and/or predation Felis catus (Cat, House Cat, Domestic Cat) Perameles bougainville bougainvillein Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006sl) [Internet].
Status of bandicoots in Western Australia. In: Seebeck, J., P. Brown, R. Wallis & C. Kemper, eds. Bandicoots and Bilbies. Page(s) 73-84. (Friend, J.A., 1990) [Book].
Reintroduction of endangered mammals to mainland Shark Bay: a progress report. In: Serena, M., ed. Reintroduction biology of Australian and New Zealand fauna. Page(s) 183-188. (Short, J., B. Turner, S. Parker & J. Twiss, 1995) [Book].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Competition and/or predation by birds Perameles bougainville bougainvillein Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006sl) [Internet].
Western barred bandicoot. In: Strahan,R, ed. The Mammals of Australia. Page(s) 178-180. (Friend, J.A. & Burbidge A.A., 1995) [Book].
Invasive and Other Problematic Species and Genes:Problematic Native Species:Predation by reptiles Perameles bougainville bougainvillein Species Profile and Threats (SPRAT) database (Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006sl) [Internet].
Western barred bandicoot. In: Strahan,R, ed. The Mammals of Australia. Page(s) 178-180. (Friend, J.A. & Burbidge A.A., 1995) [Book].

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This database is designed to provide statutory, biological and ecological information on species and ecological communities, migratory species, marine species, and species and species products subject to international trade and commercial use protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act). It has been compiled from a range of sources including listing advice, recovery plans, published literature and individual experts. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken, by the Commonwealth for its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the information contained in this database. The information contained in this database does not necessarily represent the views of the Commonwealth. This database is not intended to be a complete source of information on the matters it deals with. Individuals and organisations should consider all the available information, including that available from other sources, in deciding whether there is a need to make a referral or apply for a permit or exemption under the EPBC Act.

Citation: Department of the Environment (2014). Perameles bougainville bougainville in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:33:54 +1000.