Bandicoot

Bandicoot
Taxonomy

FAMILY Peramelidae

GENUS SPECIES COMMON NAME OTHER COMMON NAMES
(B=bandicoot)
Isodon

short-nosed

auratus Golden B northern golden B, northern golden-backed B, windaru, wintaroo, nyulu
obesulus Southern Brown B short-nosed B, southern short-nosed B, brown B, quenda
macrourus Northern Brown B brindled B, giant brindled B, long-tailed short-nosed B, large northern B
Parmeles

long-nosed

gunnii Eastern Barred B Tasmanian barred B, Gunn's B, striped B
bougainville Western Barred B barred B, eastern barred B, Shark Bay B, WA striped B, SA striped B, NSW striped B, marl, little marl, nyemmel
nasuta Long-nosed B none
FAMILY Peroryctlidae (Papua New Guinea bandicoots)
GENUS SPECIES COMMON NAME OTHER COMMON NAMES
Echymipera rufescens Rufous Spiny B

spiny B, rufescent B

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