Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 1770

Subspecies Lagorchestes conspicillatus leichardti Gould, 1853

  • Lagorchestes leichardti Gould, J. 1853. The Mammals of Australia. London : J. Gould Part 5. [pl. 60] [= Vol. 2 pl. 60].
    Type data:
    Syntype(s) AM 1103 Palmer Register, mounted skin (now demounted) without skull, between Port Essington and Gulf of Carpentaria (=probably Valley of Lagoons, QLD, Calaby, J.H. unpubl. data); AM 10031/2 juv. mounted skin (now demounted) sex unknown, fragment of skull inside skin, between Port Essington and Gulf of Carpentaria (=probably Valley of Lagoons, QLD.




Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Extent of range not defined.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN)

Ecological Descriptors

Folivore, hummock grassland, nocturnal, open forest, subtropical, tall shrubland, terrestrial, tussock grassland.


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)
29-Nov-2016 05-Nov-2010 MOVED
29-Oct-2010 29-Oct-2010 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)