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Notes on the Mammals collected on the Chevert Expedition, to New Guinea, in 1875

Fulton, G.R. (2018) Notes on the Mammals collected on the Chevert Expedition, to New Guinea, in 1875. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 140 .

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Abstract

The mammals collected on the Chevert Expedition in 1875 are discussed on the basis of information in William Macleay’s journal, Lawrence Hargrave’s diary and old newspaper articles. William Petterd’s published reports give the collection location of the type specimen of Isoodon macrourus moresbyensis. Other collections are discussed, including kangaroos Dorcopsis luctuosa and Macropus agilis specimens of which reside in the Macleay Museum but cannot be confirmed as collected by the Chevert Expedition. Rodents, including Bramble Cay Melomys, Melomys rubicola, have been added to the list of mammals originally reported by Edward Pierson Ramsay.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: Linnean Society of NSW
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/40636
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