Object detail

This specimen is the holotype for the species "Antechinus leo", otherwise known as the Cinnamon antechinus. A holotype is the single type specimen upon which the description and name of a new species is based.

This antechinus lives in a small area in North East Queensland, Australia. It is larger than other species of antechinus.
Taxonomic classification
Antechinus leo
Common name
Cinnamon antechinus
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
04 Oct 1978
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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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