Their legs are relatively short while the tail is the length of the head and body combined. Behaviour Tiger quolls are nocturnal. Evaluating the role of the dingo as a trophic regulator in Australian ecosystems. NPWS, Hurstville. They are arboreal but the tail is not prehensile. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Short description matches Wikidata Use Australian English from August All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English Use dmy dates from January Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Photos with Tiger Quoll. When foraging, they are known to frequent adjoining woodlands and open pasturelands. Download as PDF Printable version. Burbidge, K. For D.
Tropical savanna. Quoll maculatus. Young are blind for days after birth. Wilson, D. Niche overlap between marsupial and eutherian carnivores: does competition threaten are endangered spotted-tailed quoll? To catch the prey they pin the animal what bite tiger skull or neck. Planigale Paucident diet P.
The tiger quoll Dasyurus maculatus, also known as the spotted-tail quoll, the spotted quoll, the spotted-tail dasyure, native cat or the tiger cat, is a carnivorous marsupial of the quoll genus Dasyurus native to Australia. With males and females weighing around 3. Two subspecies are recognised; the nominate is found in wet forests of southeastern Australia and Tasmania, and a northern subspecies, D. The tiger quoll is a member of the family Dasyuridae, which includes most carnivorous marsupial mammals. This quoll was first described in by Robert Kerr, the Scottish writer and naturalist, who placed it in the genus Didelphis, which includes several species of American opossum. The species name, maculatus, indicates this species is spotted. Two subspecies are recognised: .