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Order Notoryctemorphia

Family Notoryctidae

Scientific Name

Notoryctes typhlops

Thumbnail Description

On the ground it moves in a graceful fashion, using its powerful forelimbs to move the body over the surface

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY LENGTH: 121 – 139 mm

TAIL: 21 – 26 mm

WEIGHT: 40 – 70 g

Habitat

Sandy dunes, desert

Distribution

Southwest Australia

Diet

Insectivorous, insect eggs, larvae and pupae

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Solitary

Conservation Status

Data Deficient