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n.1.(Zool.) Any marsupial of the genus Perameles, which includes numerous species found in Australia. They somewhat resemble rabbits in size and form. See Illust. under Bandicoot.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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1997: Biology and conservation ofthe eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii) in Tasmania.--Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania, Australia, 118 pp.
* Hughes Creek Catchment Collaborative received a grant of $1000 to assist with the employment of Jennifer Webb for 40 hours to investigate bandicoot populations, to speak at schools and to produce a leaflet on the Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles nasuta and its habitat;
On the structure and development of the skull and laryngeal cartilages of Perameles with notes on the cranial nerves.
One helpful example is the case of the endangered eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii), a species confined to Tasmania and a city park in Hamilton, Australia.
Until 1930, there was also a representative of a fifth family, the bandicoots (family Peramelidae), the long-snouted desert bandicoot (Perameles eremiana), but it has not been sighted since then and is now thought to be extinct.
ON the Heirisson Prong Peninsula, scientists and wildlife managers are fighting an ongoing battle to protect from predators reintroduced populations of the burrowing bettong Bettongia lesueur, and western barred bandicoot Perameles bougainville.
The six species were: mountain pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus); leadbeater's possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri); eastern barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii); long-footed potoroo (Potorous longipes); orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster); and helmeted honeyeater (Lichenostomus melanops cassidix).
In a research paper, 'Status of the Barred Bandicoot, Perameles gunnii, in Victoria,' the author, John Seebeck, of the then Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, refers frequently in his text to information supplied by him, and, in his concluding Acknowledgements writes: I am deeply indebted to Mr.
While five medium-sized mammals were recorded, those not identified were the water rat (Hydromys chrysogaster), Southern Brown Bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus), Eastern Barred Bandicoot (Perameles gunnii), Tasmanian Bettong (Bettongia gaimardi), Long-nosed Potoroo (Potorous tridactylus), and the Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus).
Management plan for the conservation of the eastern barred bandicoot Perameles gunnii in Victoria.