Phascogales

Phascogales

Order : Dasyuromorphia
Family : Dasyuridae
Genus : Phascogale

 

Animals in the genus Phascogale

Red-tailed phascogale
Brush-tailed phascogale
Facts about the genus Phascogale, the phascogales

The red-tailed phascogale is an opportunistic feeder, preying on a wide range of insects and spiders, small birds and small mammals. (Full text)

uk Phascogale tapoatafa - profile (PDF 530 KB)[PDF File]THREATENED SPECIES INFORMATION Conservation status The Brush-tailed Phascogale is listed as a Vulnerable Species on Schedule 2 of the Threatened.

Most of the reserves where the red-tailed phascogale is more commonly found have not been burned for many years (20 years or more) and, as a consequence, carry a climax vegetation community which provides it with potential nest sites and with sufficiently dense foliage for protection and foraging. (Full text)

The Red-tailed Phascogale is found in southwestern Australia, and is about 240-270 cm long. (Full text)

The Red-Tailed PhascogaleThe red-tailed phascogale is an endangered species that was once widespread over Australia. (Full text)

The BRUSH-TAILED PHASCOGALE is by far the most arboreal of the dasyurids.

All members of the subfamily are small: the antechinus species vary in size but are mostly about the same as a mouse or a little larger; one of the two phascogales is slightly larger again, and the Brush-tailed Phascogale is the giant of the sufamily at an average of 250 grams, or the same size as a typical Black Rat. (Wiki)

All members of the subfamily are small: the antechinus species vary in size but are mostly about the same as a mouse or a little larger; one of the two phascogales is slightly larger again, and the Brush-tailed Phascogale is the giant of the sufamily at an average of 250 grams, or the same size as a typical Black Rat. (Full text)

All members of the subfamily are small: the antechinus species vary in size but are mostly about the same as a mouse or a little larger; one of the two phascogales is slightly larger again, and the Brush-tailed Phascogale is the giant of the sufamily at an average of 250 grams, or the same size as a typical Black Rat.

The red-tailed phascogales is a "small, squirrel-like carnivore" who literally "burns himself out in an all-or-nothing quest for fatherhood.

Among marsupials, the evolutionary relationships between thylacines and dasyurids such as the Tasmanian devil, quolls and phascogales is no closer than that of the wolf to its placental relations within the family Carnivora - bears, pandas and raccoons.

Among marsupials, the evolutionary relationship between thylacines and dasyurids like the Tasmanian devil, native cats and phascogales is no closer than that of the wolf to its placental cousins - bears, pandas and raccoons.

" Dr Soderquist said Brush-tailed Phascogales are known to occur in drier, open forest and woodland habitats similar to habitats which can be found on the north west slopes extending as far west as the Pilliga and Goonoo forests.

These were hair tubes, well known to wildlife researchers, in which PVC tubes of a diameter suitable for phascogales are lined with double-sided adhesive tape. (Full text)

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41 oz) Brush-tailed phascogales are squirrel-sized marsupial mice with a head and body length (excluding the tail) of between 160-230mm. (Full text)

Phascogales are carnivorous Australian marsupials of the family Dasyuridae.

Phascogales are solitary, arboreal animals with a cream belly and a conspicuous 'bottle-brush' tail. (Full text)

Brush-tailed phascogales are speedy, elusive little tree-dwellers.

Phascogales are solitary, arboreal animals with a cream belly and a conspicuous 'bottle-brush' tail. (Full text)

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