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- n. Plural form of phascogale.
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The largest numbers of chudditch (Dasyurus geoffroii VU) are found in jarrah forest, while brush-tailed phascogales (Phascogale tapoatafa) are arboreal forest-dwellers, and the quokka (Setonix brachyurus VU) inhabits dense moist vegetation, often near swamps.
We had high hopes that one day the land would offer refuge to everything from koalas to phascogales.
A number of endangered or restricted range mammals are found in this ecoregion, including the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus VU), chuditch (Dasyurus geoffroii VU), woylie (Bettongia penicillata), tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii), ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus occidentalis VU), southern brown bandicoot (Isoodon obesulus), and red-tailed phascogales (Phascogale calura EN).