Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Subspecies Isoodon obesulus affinis Waterhouse, 1846


Generic Combinations



Cooper et al (2018) provide support for the recognition of I. obesulus affinis as a valid subspecies of I. obesulus.





Extra Distribution Information

Restricted to main island of Tasmania and Flinders Island

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tas: Ben Lomond (BEL), Flinders (FLI), King (KIN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE)

Ecological Descriptors

Arthropod-feeder, nocturnal, open forest, open heath, predator, solitary, tall open forest, terrestrial, woodland.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
Isoodon Desmarest, 1817 06-Mar-2020 ADDED