Distributed in coastal and subcoastal NSW and Qld from Newcastle
to Cooktown. Prefers dry open forests with a grassy understory. Has been lost
from the Murray Valley of NSW & Vic. Digs with strong claws for tubers and
fungi. Also eats some grass, sedge stem and insect larvae.
A field Guide to the Mammals of Australia by Menkhorst & Knight
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Mt Pleasant Station by Graham Armstrong|