Mammal List

Over the past year or so I have made a bit of an effort to improve my Australian mammal list. Resources like mammalwatching.com and the Australian Mammal Watching Group on Facebook have helped a lot as has hanging out with maniacs like Rohan Clarke http://www.wildlifeimages.com.au/. I will keep my list updated here with photos and other snippets of information over time.

Australian Mammal Life List and Location first seen

Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus Lake Elizabeth, Vic
Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus
Western Quoll (Chuditch) Dasyurus geoffroii Perup area, WA
Spotted-tailed Quoll (Bindjalung) Dasyurus maculatus Loongana, TAS
Eastern Quoll (Luaner) Dasyurus viverrinus Bruny Island, TAS
Tasmanian Devil Sarcophilus harrisii Loongana, TAS
Agile Antechinus Antechinus agilis Yarra Ranges NP, VIC
Yellow-footed Antechinus Antechinus flavipes Chiltern, VIC
Brown Antechinus Antechinus stuartii Lamington NP, QLD
Mainland Dusky Antechinus Antechinus mimetes Tarago SF, VIC
Tasmanian Dusky Antechinus Antechinus swainsonii Mt Wellington, TAS
Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa Rushworth SF, VIC
Southern Ningaui Ningaui yvonnae Ironstone CP, SA
Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata Deniliquin area, NSW
Numbat Myrmecobius fasciatus – Perup area, WA
Northern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon macrourus Lamington NP, QLD
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus Cranbourne BG, VIC
Eastern Barred Bandicoot Perameles gunnii Eaglehawk Neck, TAS
Southern Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles nasuta Bunyip SP – VIC
Northern Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles pallescens Kingfisher Park, QLD
Koala Phascolarctos cinereus
Common Wombat Vombatus ursinus
Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons Nullabor Roadhouse, SA
Mountain Pygmy Possum Burramys parvus Kosciusko NP, NSW
Western Pygmy Possum Cercartetus concinnus Ironstone Hill CP, SA
Little Pygmy Possum Cercartetus lepidus Fortescue Bay, TAS
Eastern Pygmy Possum Cercartetus nanus Bunyip SP, VIC
Torresian Striped Possum Dactylopsila trivirgata Kingfisher Park, QLD
Leadbeaters Possum Gymnobelideus leadbeateri Yarra Ranges SF, VIC
Yellow-bellied Glider Petaurus australis Bunyip SP, VIC
Sugar Glider Petaurus breviceps Bunyip SP, VIC
Squirrel Glider Petaurus norfolcensis Lurg Hills, VIC
Lemuroid Ring-tailed Possum Hemibelideus lemuroides Mount Hypipamee, QLD
Southern Greater Glider Petauroides volans Bunyip SP, VIC
Western Ring-tailed Possum Pseudocheirus occidentalis Perup area, WA
Common Ringtail Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus
Daintree River Ring-tailed Possum Pseudochirulus cinereus Mount Lewis, QLD
Herbert River Ring-tailed Possum Pseudochirulus herbertensis Lake Eacham, QLD
Green Ring-tailed Possum Pseudochirops archeri Mount Lewis, QLD
Short-eared Brushtail Possum Trichosurus caninus Lamington NP, QLD
Mountain Brushtail Possum Trichosurus cunninghami Rawson, VIC
Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula
Narrow-toed Feather-tailed Glider Acrobates pygmaeus Yarra Ranges SF, VIC
Musky Rat-kangaroo Hypsiprymnodon moschatus Mt Lewis, QLD
Rufous Bettong Aepyprymnus rufescens – Guestwick Ecolodge, NSW
Eastern Bettong Bettongia gaimardi – St Helens, TAS
Brush-tailed Bettong (Woylie) Bettongia penicillata – Perup area, WA
Long-nosed Potoroo Potorus tridactylus Port Arthur, TAS
Lumholtz’s Tree-kangaroo Dendrolagus lumholtzi Mount Lewis, QLD
Western Short-eared Rock-wallaby Petrogale brachyotis – Victoria River, NT
Black-footed Rock-wallaby Petrogale lateralis Alice Springs, NT
Mareeba Rock-wallaby Petrogale mareeba – Granite Gorge, QLD
Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata – Lake Perseverance, QLD
Purple-necked Rock-wallaby Petrogale purpureicollis – Mount Isa, QLD
Eastern Short-eared Rock-wallaby Petrogale wilkinsi – Kakadu, NT
Yellow-footed Rock-Wallaby Petrogale xanthopus – Telowie Gorge, SA
Black-striped Wallaby Macropus dorsalis Bunya Mountains NP, QLD
Tammar Wallaby Notamacropus eugenii – Kangaroo Island, SA
Western Brush Wallaby Notamacropus irma – Dryandra, WA
Western Grey Kangaroo Macropus fuliginosus
Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus
Agile Wallaby Notamacropus agilis Cairns, QLD
Pretty-faced Wallaby Macropus parryi Canungra, QLD
Red-necked Wallaby Macropus rufogriseus Marlo, VIC
Tasmanian Pademelon Thylogale billardierii Eaglehawk Neck, TAS
Red-legged Pademelon Thylogale stigmatica – Lamington NP, QLD
Red-necked Pademelon Thylogale thetis – Lamington NP, QLD
Antilopine Wallaroo Osphranter antilopinus – Mary River NP, NT
Black Wallaroo Osphranter bernardus – Kakadu, NT
Common Wallaroo Osphranter robustus – Alice Springs, NT
Red Kangaroo Osphranter rufus – Hattah-Kulkyne NP, VIC
Swamp Wallaby Wallabia bicolor
Water Rat (Rakali) Hydromys chrysogaster – Melbourne, VIC
Fawn-footed Melomys Melomys cervinipes Lamington NP, QLD
New Holland Mouse Pseudomys novaehollandiae Wilsons Promontory NP, VIC
Giant White-tailed Rat Uromys caudimaculatus Kingfisher Park, QLD
* House Mouse Mus musculus
Bush Rat Rattus fuscipes
Swamp Rat Rattus lutreolus – Bunyip SP, VIC
* Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus Karkarook Park, VIC
* Black Rat Rattus rattus
* European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus
* Brown Hare Lepus europaeus
Eastern Blossum-bat Syconycteris australis – Kingfisher Park, QLD
Black Flying-fox Pteropus alecto – Darwin, NT
Spectacled Flying-fox Pteropus conspicillatus – Cairns, QLD
Christmas Island Flying-fox Pteropus natalis – Christmas Island
Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus – Melbourne, VIC
Little Red Flying-fox Pteropus scapulatus – Nitmiluk NP, NT
Diadem Leaf-nosed Bat Hipposideros diadema – Kingfisher Park, QLD
White-striped Freetail Bat Tadarida australis
Little Bent-winged Bat Miniopterus australis Kingfisher Park, QLD
Lesser Long-eared Bat Nyctophilus geoffroyi – Gelantipy, VIC
Gould’s Wattled Bat Chalinolobus gouldii – Wilson Reserve, VIC
Chocolate Wattled Bat Chalinolobus morio – Bunya Mountains NP, QLD
Eastern Broad-nosed Bat Scotorepens orion – Wilson Reserve, VIC
Large Forest bat Vespadelus darlingtoni – Yarra Ranges SF, VIC
Southern Forest Bat Vespadelus regulus – Jilbadgi Nature Reserve, WA
Little Forest Bat Vespadelus vulturnus – Cheltenham Park, VIC
Large-footed Myotis Myotis macropus – Mareeba Wetlands, QLD
Dingo Canis familiaris – Fraser Island, QLD
* Fox Vulpes vulpes
Australian Sea Lion Neophoca cinerea – Kangaroo Island, SA
New Zealand Fur Seal Arctocephalus forsteri – Kangaroo Island, SA
Cape Fur Seal Arctocephalus pusillus – Wilsons Prom, VIC
Leopard Seal Hydrurga leptonyx – Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Southern Elephant Seal Mirounga leonina – Lawrence Rocks, VIC
* Feral Cat Felis catus
* Horse Equus caballus – High Plains, VIC
* Pig Sus scrofa – Cape York, QLD
* One-humped Camel Camelus dromedarius – Erldunda, NT
* Swamp Buffalo Bubalus bubalis – Kakadu, NT
* Goat Capra hircus
* Hog Deer Axis porcinus – Wilsons Prom NP, VIC
* Red Deer Cervus elaphus – Grampians, VIC
* Sambar Rusa unicolor – Bunyip SP, VIC
* Fallow Deer Dama dama – Bunyip SP, VIC
Southern Right Whale Eubalaena australis – Warrnambool, VIC
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus – Portland Pelagic, Vic
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus – Portland Pelagic, Vic
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae – Eaglehawk Neck, TAS
Shepherd’s Beaked Whale Tasmacetus shepherdi – Eaglehawk Neck, TAS
Australian Hump-backed Dolphin Sousa sahulensis Tin Can Bay, QLD
Spinner Dolphin Stenella longirostris – Christmas Island, VIC
Short-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis
Common Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops truncatus Portland pelagic, VIC
Indo-Pacific Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops aduncus Kangaroo Island, TAS
Burrunan Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops australis Port Phillip Bay, VIC
Long-flippered pilot whale Globicephala melas Portland pelagic, VIC
Killer Whale Orcinus orca – Portland Pelagic, Vic