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Record: oai:ARNO:509241

AuthorH. Schlegel
TitleOn Dasyurus albopunctatus
JournalNotes from the Leyden Museum
Volume2
Year1880
Issue1
Pages51-53
ISSN1872-9231
AbstractThe recent discoveries in New-Guinea have shown, that this large island produces several forms of Mammalia, hitherto considered as exclusive Australian; but we did not expect even the genus Dasyurus to be represented in New-Guinea.
The species inhabiting this country appears to be new to science, and is designed by me under the above-named epithet in consequence of the numerous white spots of its dark fur.
Document typearticle
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