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Potorous longipes Seebeck, &. Johnston, 1980
Potorus longipes

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Species Potorous longipes Seebeck & Johnston, 1980


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Species Potorous longipes Seebeck & Johnston, 1980

Long-footed Potoroo




New South Wales, Victoria

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH)

Ecological Descriptors

Closed forest, nocturnal, omnivore, open forest, solitary, terrestrial, territorial.


General References

Claridge, A.W. & May, T.W. 1994. Mycophagy among Australian mammals. Australian Journal of Ecology 19 : 251-275

Green, K., Mitchell, A.T. & Tennant, P. 1998. Home range and microhabitat use by long-footed potoroos, Potorous longipes . Wildlife Research 25 : 357-372

Green, K., Tory, M.K., Mitchell, A.T., Tennant, P. & May, T.W. 1999. The diet of the long-nosed potoroo ( Potorous longipes ). Australian Journal of Ecology 24 : 151-156

Green, K. & Mitchell, A.T. 1997. Breeding of the long-footed potoroo, Potorous longipes , (Marsupialia: Potoroidae), in the wild: behaviour, births and juvenile independence. Australian Mammalogy 20 : 1-8

Jones, N. & Johnson, G.A. 1997. The Long-footed Potoroo in the north-east Victorian Alps: 1995-1996 Survey Report. Flora and Fauna Technical Report. No. 47. Melbourne : Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Maxwell, S., Burbidge, A.A. & Morris, K. 1996. The 1996 Action Plan for Australian Marsupials and Monotremes . Canberra : Wildlife Australia 234 pp.

Saxon, M.J., Henry, S.R. & Seebeck, J.H. 1994. Management strategy for the conservation of the long-footed potoroo ( Potorous longipes ) in Victoria. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research. Technical Report Series Number 127. 27 pp.

Scotts, D. & Seebeck, J.H. 1989. Ecology of Potorous longipes (Marsupiala: Potoroidae); and preliminary recommendations for management of its habitat in Victoria. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research Technical Report Series No 62. 129 pp.

Seebeck, J.H. 1992. Breeding, growth and development of captive Potorous longipes (Marsupialia: Potoroidae): and a comparison with P. tridactylus . Australian Mammalogy 15 : 37-45

Seebeck, J.H. 1992. Sub-fossil potoroos in south-eastern Australia; with a record of Potorous longipes from New South Wales. Victorian Naturalist 109 : 173-176

Seebeck, J.H. 1995. Long-footed Potoroo Potorous longipes . pp. 298-299 in Strahan, R. (ed.). The Mammals of Australia: The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife . Sydney : Reed New Holland 756 pp.

Serena, M., Bell, L. & Booth, R.J. 1996. Reproductive behaviour of the long-footed potoroo ( Potorous longipes ) in captivity, with an estimate of gestation length. Australian Mammalogy 19 : 57-62

Sinclair, E.A. & Westerman, M. 1997. Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Potorous (Marsupialia: Potoroidae) based on allozyme electrophoresis and sequence analysis of the cytochrome b gene. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 4 : 147-161

Slater, G. 1987. The long-footed potoroo - a new species in captivity. Thylacinus, Journal of the Australian Society of Zookeepers 12 (1): 2-5


Common Name References

ABRS 2001. Census of Australian Vertebrates. Australian Biological Resources Study. (Long-footed Potoroo)


History of changes

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