|Scientific Name:||Bettongia pusilla|
|Species Authority:||McNamara, 1997|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Lamoreux, J. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)|
Listed as Extinct as it is only known from the fossil record, although it probably was extant after 1500 AD.
|Range Description:||This species was known from the Nullarbor Plain in Western Australia and South Australia. This habitat has been surveyed and there is no evidence of current existence of this or most other similar-sized mammal species.|
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|Population:||Only known from recent subfossils (McNamara 1997). There is little doubt that this species persisted into European settlement.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||There is no information about its habitat or ecology.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no major threats to this species.|
There are no conservation measures pertaining to this species.
All Bettongia spp. are listed on CITES Appendix I.
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
McNamara, J. A. 1997. Some smaller macropod fossils of South Australia. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 117: 97-106.
|Citation:||Burbidge, A. 2008. Bettongia pusilla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.|