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Cercartetus nanus

5 Eastern Pygmy Possum at Lower Cotter Catchment

Cercartetus nanus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 5 Apr 2021
Cercartetus nanus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 5 Apr 2021
Cercartetus nanus at Lower Cotter Catchment - 5 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Cercartetus nanus 7 Apr 2021 DonFletcher
Cercartetus nanus 6 Apr 2021 TimotheeBonnet

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Significant sighting

7 Apr 2021

There is little known about the distribution and abundance of this threatened species in the ACT

Author's notes

Tiny possums white underneath, grey above, pink nose, black around eye. Spotted along 300m, mostly high in the trees, difficult to photograph.

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Nearby sightings

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Chrysolarentia conifasciata (Broad-banded Carpet) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Castiarina bifasciata (Two-banded jewel beetle) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Juncus sp. (A rush) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Dec 2015 by KenT Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Dec 2015 by KenT Olearia myrsinoides (Blush Daisy Bush) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Dec 2015 by KenT Rorippa microphylla (One-rowed Watercress) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 12 Dec 2015 by KenT Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT Briza minor (Shivery Grass) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (Narrow-leaved Vetch) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT
Chrysolarentia conifasciata (Broad-banded Carpet) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Castiarina bifasciata (Two-banded jewel beetle) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 2 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Dec 2015 by KenT
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Dec 2015 by KenT
Olearia myrsinoides (Blush Daisy Bush) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 13 Dec 2015 by KenT
Rorippa microphylla (One-rowed Watercress) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 12 Dec 2015 by KenT
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT
Briza minor (Shivery Grass) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT
Vicia sativa subsp. nigra (Narrow-leaved Vetch) at Lower Cotter Catchment - 28 Oct 2014 by KenT

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 5 Apr 2021 10:33 PM Recorded on
  • TimotheeBonnet Recorded by

Additional information

  • Unknown Gender

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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