Southern dibbler

Southern dibbler

Order : Dasyuromorphia
Family : Dasyuridae
Species : Parantechinus apicalis


Keywords: nocturnal , white

The Southern dibbler is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Speckled marsupial mouse

Adult weight : 0.07 kg (0.154 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :315 days

Male maturity : 315 days

Gestation : 48 days

Weaning : 122 days

Litter size : 8

Interval between litters : 365 days

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Facts about the southern dibbler

The Boullanger Island form of the Dibbler, Parantechinus apicalis, is significantly larger than animals from the south coast of WA.

The dibbler (Parantechinus apicalis) is a small (50-70 grams), endangered marsupial belonging to the family of carnivorous marsupials (Dasyurids).

The Dibbler, Parantechinus apicalis, is a small marsupial endemic to the south west of Australia. (Full text)

The Dibbler (Parantechinus apicalis) is a small carnivorous marsupial with a distribution restricted to the south-west of WA (coastal habitats of Fitzgerald River National Park along the south coast, plus Boullager and Whitlock Islands about 300 km north of Perth). (Full text)

5 Threatened species and their conservation Dibbler The Dibbler (Parantechinus apicalis) is a small carnivorous marsupial that weighs up to 120 grams. (Full text)

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