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Definition of the noun Burramys
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Burramys is a genus of Burramyidae, described by Broom in 1896.
- synonym: genus Burramys
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Mammalia
- order: Diprotodontia
- family: Burramyidae
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Monitoring, Challenges and Direction by Emma Burns, Andrew Lowe, Nicole Thurgate, David Lindenmayer
Burramys is a highly seasonal breeder (October–November), is polyoestrous and bears more young than available teats (four; supernumerary). After a short (14 day) gestation, young are weaned after 4–6 weeks in the natal nest. Sex ratios ...
Continent of Curiosities (2006)
A Journey Through Australian Natural History by Danielle Clode
Burramys parvus, the last of its kind, retreated upward from the forests to the sub- alpine woodlands and then to the alpine refuge to which it is now restricted. Burramys is an alpine and subalpine specialist, restricted to a narrow band of habitat ...
The Australian Alps (1998)
Kosciuszko, Alpine, and Namadgi National Parks by Deirdre Slattery
Burramys is the largest of the pygmy-possums. It has an average weight of 40 grams which rises to 70 grams as the animals fatten up for winter, and grows to a length of 28 cm including the prehensile, or grasping, tail of about 16 cm. Location ...
by Ronald Strahan, Pamela Conder
Burramys. (bu′-rah-mis). Aborig. burra-burra, place of many stones; Gr. mys, mouse. Refers to the rugged country around Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales, where fossil bones of this genus were discovered in 1895. The first living ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
A family of mousesized Australian possums, including the grounddwelling Burramys, known first as a fossil and discovered to be living in 1967. Burramys See ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
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