The mammals collected on the Chevert…
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 confi rmed 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.
|Publisher||PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Forestry Authority, PNG Department of Education|
|Modified||11 February 2022|
|Release Date||19 July 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Papua New Guinea|
|Relevant Countries||Papua New Guinea|