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This marsupial specimen is the holotype for the species "Sminthopsis douglasi". A holotype is the single type specimen upon which the description and name of a new species is based.

It is otherwise know as the Julia Creek dunnart. The marsupial is found in a small area in Queensland, Australia. This is a near threatened species.
Taxonomic classification
Sminthopsis douglasi
Common name
Julia Creek unnart
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
24 Jul 1931
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/ and licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) license. Please note, this record has been adapted for use by Vernon Systems and may not accurately reflect the original record or the collection item it documents.


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