Planigale maculata

Planigale maculata

(Common Planigale, Pygmy Marsupial Mouse)

FAMILY

Dasyuridae

Species

Planigale maculata

Common name

Common Planigale,

Pygmy Marsupial Mouse

Main colour; head-body size

Grey; body to 7-10 cm, tail 6-9 cm

Mature weight

Average 11 g

Scat shape, size

Cylindrical, pointed ends, 1-8 mm long,

1-1.5 mm wide

Location

Townsville

Description

This small animal has a flat head with a pointed snout; the big toe is clawless.