Abstract

The following notes record extensions in the range of two Australian mammals, together with remarks on a resting place of the "Little Bat," Eptesicus pumilus, Gray, and an extended description of the "Allied Rat," Epimys assimiliss, Gould. I wish to express my thanks to my colleague, Mr. J. H. Kinghorn who kindly prepared the accompanying figures, and Mr. A. R. McCulloch for his helpful advice since handing over the Department of Mammals to my charge and during the preparation of this paper.

Family Vespertilionidae.

Chalinolobus morio, Gray, and Eptesicus pumilus, Gray.

The only indigenous mammal hitherto listed from Lord Howe Island is the bat recorded by Etheridge as Chalinolobus morio, Gray. His record was based upon a single specimen collected by his party in 1889, and which does not appear to have been preserved, since it cannot now be found although I have searched carefully through the Microchiroptera in the collection of the Australian Museum. As Chalinolobus morio is found in both New Zealand and Australia, however, it probably occurs at the intermediate locality, Lord Howe Island.

 
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Short Form
Troughton, 1920, Rec. Aust. Mus. 13(3): 118–122
Author
Ellis Le G. Troughton
Year
1920
Title
Notes on Australian mammals. No. 1
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
13
Issue
3
Start Page
118
End Page
122
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.13.1920.862
Language
English
Date Published
04 December 1920
Cover Date
04 December 1920
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
MAMMALIA
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Reference Number
862
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