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(ˈfæskəɡeɪl; ˌfæsˈkaːɡəli)
(Animals) Austral another name for tuan2
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Noun1.phascogale - pouched micePhascogale - pouched mice        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Dasyuridae, family Dasyuridae, family Dasyurinae - dasyures; native cats; pouched mice; banded anteaters; Tasmanian devils
marsupial mouse, marsupial rat, pouched mouse - any of numerous small sharp-nosed insectivorous marsupials superficially resembling mice or rats
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45 hectares of Grassy Dry Forest near Lancefield containing habitat for the Brush-tailed Phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa)
Red-tailed Phascogale Phascogale calura is considered regionally extinct, Leadbeater's Possum Gymnobelideus lead-beateri, Squirrel Glider and Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus are endangered and Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa and Greater Glider Petauroides volans are vulnerable.
Old trees with hollows, trees frequently used by goannas, possums, sugar gliders, yellow-footed antechinus, or brush-tailed phascogale, the movements of small birds, all provide segues into other stories about the forest.
A reduced rainfall will reduce the food supplies, particularly blossom in flowering trees and hence the breeding success of rare and threatened species such as Regent Honeyeater, Turquoise and Swift Parrot, Peregrine Falcon, the Brush-tailed Phascogale and Squirrel Glider (Crase and Clarke, 2010).
2) Grey is particularly interested in threatened species such as the Squirrel Glider, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Regent Honeyeater, Swift Parrot, Pink-Tailed Worm-Lizard and the Woodland Blind Snake, who all live in South Australia's Box-Ironbark country.
pusillus CML 3946; Phalanger orientalis AMNH 79750; Myoictis melas AMNH 194403; Phascogale tapoatafa AMNH 160070, 202047, 244882; Neophascogale lorentzii AMNH 152738.
Failure of glucocorticoid feedback during breeding in the male red-tailed phascogale Phascogale calura (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae).
This latest funding through the Wheatbelt Natural Resource Management Inc (Wheatbelt NRM) Community Bushcare grants will help 49 farmers conserve priority habitat and protect some of WAs most threatened species including the red-tailed phascogale and the malleefowl.
Home-range use by the brushtailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa) (Marsupialia) in high-quality, spatially limited habitat.
Roadsides can represent high quality habitat for woodland mammals because they often host a high density of large, old, hollow-bearing trees--a critical resource for woodland fauna, including threatened species such as the Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa and Squirrel Glider Petaurus norfolcensis.
Grants provided under the first round have been used to help a range of threatened species including the Eastern Barred Bandicoot, Mountain Pygmy-possum, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Baw Baw Frog, Helmeted Honeyeater, Hooded Plover, Forest Redgum Grassy Woodland community and multiple native orchid species.