Order : Dasyuromorphia
Family : Dasyuridae
Genus : Planigale
Animals in the genus Planigale
Facts about the genus Planigale, the planigales
(Gould, 1851) The Common Planigale (Planigale maculata), also known as the Pygmy Planigale, is an ferocious predator on a tiny scale: one of the many little-known small marsupial carnivores which, if (Wiki)
Planigale maculata The Planigale is the smallest marsupial, measuring
Common Planigale Common Planigale The Common Planigale (Planigale maculata), also known as the Pygmy Planigale , is an ferocious predator.
The long-tailed planigale is the smallest marsupial. (Full text)
The planigale is so tiny it only weighs 4-5 grams.
A fully-grown planigale is tiny, weighing only 6 gm with a body length of 6 cm. (Full text)
The long-tailed planigale is the smallest of all marsupials and it is the rarest of the planigale species. (Full text)
The shrew-like long-tailed planigale is one of the worldâ€™s smallest mammals with an adult weight of less than 6g, and has a remarkably compressed head, ideal for probing among the crack network. (Full text)
The tiny long-tailed planigale is the most common mammal species on the Mitchell grasslands of the Barkly Photo: Alaric Fisher
Though its name suggests otherwise, the Common Planigale is a Threatened species which can easily be mistaken for an introduced House Mouse.
[Reply to this] [#42909] shelly [email] said at 3:22 PM 09-30-2002:planigales are the smallest marsupials, i think. (Full text)
Many of the nocturnal mammals such as the native rodents, dunnarts and planigales are rarely seen as they are very small and active during the night.
Planigales are the smallest carnivorous marsupials in the world.
Common Planigale Planigales are the smallest carnivorous marsupials in the world. (Full text)