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Dasyurus hallucatus (Northern Quoll)

Wikipedia Abstract

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), also known as the northern native cat, the satanellus, the North Australian native cat or the njanmak (in the indigenous Mayali language), is a carnivorous marsupial native to Australia.
View Wikipedia Record: Dasyurus hallucatus

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Dasyurus hallucatus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
51
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.35
EDGE Score: 4.07

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  1.16 lbs (525 g)
Female Maturity [1]  10 months 15 days
Male Maturity [1]  10 months 15 days
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  20 %
Diet - Endothermic [2]  30 %
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  40 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Litter Size [1]  7
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  6 years
Weaning [1]  90 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Arnhem Land tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Brigalow tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cape York Peninsula tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Carpentaria tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Australian temperate forests Australia Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Einasleigh upland savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Kimberly tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Pilbara shrublands Australia Australasia Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Queensland tropical rain forests Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Victoria Plains tropical savanna Australia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kakadu National Park II 4744348 Northern Territory, Australia
Prince Regent River Nature Reserve Ia 1428602 Western Australia, Australia  

Prey / Diet

Conilurus penicillatus (Brush-tailed rabbit rat)[3]
Litoria australis (Northern Snapping Frog)[3]
Litoria caerulea (Australian Green Treefrog)[3]

Predators

Boopia uncinata[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Armillifer aborealis <Unverified Name>[4]
Armillifer mazzai <Unverified Name>[4]
Babesia thylacis <Unverified Name>[4]
Boopia uncinata[4]
Echidnophaga liopus[4]
Echinonema edmondsi <Unverified Name>[5]
Eucoleus breviductus <Unverified Name>[4]
Eucoleus longiductus <Unverified Name>[4]
Fibricola flabelliformis <Unverified Name>[5]
Gnathostoma spinigerum <Unverified Name>[5]
Linstowia semoni <Unverified Name>[5]
Linstowinema edmondsi <Unverified Name>[5]
Mackerrastrongylus mawsonae <Unverified Name>[5]
Mackerrastrongylus peramelis <Unverified Name>[5]
Marsupostrongylus parallelus <Unverified Name>[5]
Neodiplostomum flabelliformis <Unverified Name>[5]
Ophidascaris robertsi <Unverified Name>[5]
Paralinstowia semoni <Unverified Name>[4]
Patricialina dasyuri <Unverified Name>[5]
Peramelistrongylus skedastos <Unverified Name>[5]
Physaloptera sarcophili <Unverified Name>[5]
Pseudorictularia disparilis <Unverified Name>[5]
Pygiopsylla hoplia[4]
Pygiopsylla zethi[4]
Seurechina chaneeti <Unverified Name>[5]
Spirometra erinacei <Unverified Name>[5]
Spirometra erinaceieuropaei[4]
Sprattia capilliforme <Unverified Name>[5]
Sprattia capilliformis <Unverified Name>[4]
Stephanocircus dasyuri[4]
Uropsylla tasmanica[4]
Waddycephalus scutata <Unverified Name>[4]
Woolleya hallucata <Unverified Name>[5]
Xenopsylla vexabilis (Rat flea)[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Healesville Sanctuary
Perth Zoological Gardens
Taronga Zoo
Territory Wildlife Park (Berry Springs

Range Map

Australia;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Species Profile and Threats Database, Australian Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
4Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
6International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access