Spencer's terms for them were, respectively, Dromaeus minor; Phascolomys ursinus; and Dasyurus
bowlingi (Spencer and Kershaw 1910).
Biology of Wagner's gerbil Gerbillus dasyurus
Wagner, 1842 Rodentia: Gerbillidae in the Negev Highlands, Israel.
1999: Phylogeographical population structure of the tiger quolls Dasyurus
maculates (Dasyuridae: Marsupialia), an endangered carnivorous marsupial.
Comparative postnatal ontogeny of the skull in the australidelphian metatherian Dasyurus
albopunctatus (Marsupialia: Dasyuromorpha: Dasyuridae).
Small Mammals: Small mammals such as Egyptian Spiny Mouse Acomys cahirinus, Wagner's Gerbil Gerbillus dasyurus
and Brandt's Hedgehog Paraechinus hypomelas are likely to be present throughout the Olive Highlands.
It is surrounded by a predator-barrier fence and contains a variety of mammals including the eastern barred bandicoot, southern brown bandicoot Isoodon obesulus, long-nosed potoroo Potorous tridactylus, rufous bettong Aepyprymnus rufescens, Tasmanian pademelon, eastern grey kangaroo, swamp wallaby Wallabia bicolor, common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula and eastern quoll Dasyurus
Tachyglossus Thylacinus 1 2 3 1 4 5 6 1 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 1 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Total 1 1 1 Total burnt % burnt Dasyurus
Small Spit spp.
Energy cost of ectoparasitism: the flea Xenopsylla ramesis on the desert gerbil Gerbillus dasyurus
1 30 native mammals Arctocephalus pusillus Australian fur seal 4 9 1 Bettongia gaimardi bettong Dasyurus
viverrinus native cat 1 1.
Uniformity in relative proportions among skull, axial skeleton, and limbs is maintained across the larger carnivorous marsupials (Keast 1982), and on skull dimensions Dasyurus
, Sarcophilus, and Thylacinus group together, distinct from the families of eutherian carnivores (Werdelin 1986).
The staging system for Manis may be found in Huisman (1933), for Mus in Theiler (1989), for Sus in Butler and Juurlink (1987), for Tupaia in Lange and Nierstrasz (1932), and for Dasyurus
in Hill and Hill (1955).
Other medium-sized native species such as Tasmanian Bettong Bettongia gaimardi, Eastern Quoll Dasyurus
viverrinus and Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus
maculatus have also historically been recorded in the Dandenong Valley (Wallis 1994).