Friend, T. (2003). Rare and Endangered: Gilbert's Potoroo. Nature Australia, 27(9), 22
Threatened Species Scientific Committee. (2004). Potorous gilbertii (Gilbert's Potoroo). Advice to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage from the Threatened Species Scientific Committee (TSSC) on amendments to the list of threatened species under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
Woinarski, J. & Burbidge, A. A. (2016). Potorous gilbertii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016
Burbidge, A. A., & McKenzie, N. L. (1989). Patterns in the modern decline of Western Australia's vertebrate fauna: causes and conservation implications. Biological Conservation, 50(1-4), 143-198
Friend, T. (2007). Rescuing Gilbert’s potoroo, the world’s most endangered marsupial, with community help. National Wildlife Rehabilitation Conference Proceedings, 2007.
Ringma, J. L., Wintle, B., Fuller, R. A., Fisher, D. & Bode, M. (2017). Minimizing species extinctions through strategic planning for conservation fencing. Society for Conservation Biology, 31(5), 1029-1038.
Bolam, F. C., Mair, L., Angelico, M., Brooks, T. M., Burgman, M., Hermes, C., … Butchart, S. H. M. (2020). How many bird and mammal extinctions has recent conservation action prevented? biorXiv doi: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.02.11.943902v1
Finlayson, G. R., Finlayson, S. T., & Dickman, C. R. (2010). Returning the rat-kangaroos: translocation attempts in the family Potoroidae (superfamily Macropodoidea) and recommendations for conservation. In: G. Coulson and M. D. B. Eldridge (eds), Macropods: The biology of kangaroos, wallabies and rat-kangaroos, (pp. 245–262). CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.
Searches and Rediscovery
Genetics and Taxonomy
Sinclair, E. A., & Westerman, M. (1997). Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Potorous (Marsupialalia: Potoroidae) based on allozyme electrophoresis and sequence analysis of the cytochrome-b gene. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 4, 147- 161.
Sinclair, E. A., Murch, A. R., Di Renzo, M., & Palermo, M. (2000). Chromosome morphology in Gilbert’s potoroo, Potorous gilbertii (Marsupialia: Potoroidae). Australian Journal of Zoology, 48, 281- 287.
Sinclair, E. A., Costello, B., Courtenay, J. M., & Crandall, K. A. (2002). Detecting a genetic bottleneck in Gilbert’s potoroo (Potorous gilbertii) (Marsupialia: Potoroidae), inferred from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Conservation Genetics, 3, 191- 196.
Frankham, G. J., Handasyde, K. A., & Eldridge, M. D. B. (2012). Novel insights into the phylogenetic relationships of the endangered marsupial genus Potorous. Molecular Phytogenetics and Evolution, 64, 592-602.
Long-nosed and Long-footed potoroos
Books and Book Chapters
Links to Government Agencies
Department of the Environment
Website of the Australian Federal Government Department of the Environmenthttp://www.environment.gov.au/
Threatened Species and Ecological Communitieshttp://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened
Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
The Centre's major function is to document the biological diversity of the Australian environment through establishing the taxonomic identity and relationships of native plants, their geographical distribution, and their ecological relationships.http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/index.html
Truffle-like fungi in Australia (Australian National Botanic Gardens: Fungi Web Site)
The truffle-like fungi differ from the bulk of the fungi discussed on this website, in that the truffle-like fruiting bodies are generally produced underground...http://www.anbg.gov.au/fungi/truffle-like.html
Links to Environmental/Conservation Organisations Groups
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: Since their inception, the IUCN Red Data Books and Red Lists have enjoyed an increasingly prominent role in guiding conservation activities of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions...http://www.iucnredlist.org/
IUCN Red List entry for Gilbert's Potoroo.http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/18107/0
We are a part of the WWF International Network - the world's largest independent conservation organisation...http://www.wwf.org.au/
Threatened Species Network
The Threatened Species Network (TSN) has a rich history of community-based conservation work. Unfortunately, the government funding that made this program possible is no longer available.http://www.wwf.org.au/news_resources/archives/threatened_species_network/
TSN Fact sheet: Gilbert's potoroo [01/10/2003]
Fact Sheet on Gilbert's Potoroo (Adobe Acrobat PDF format)http://awsassets.wwf.org.au/downloads/sp005_fs_gilberts_potoroo_1oct03.pdf
The Australian Mammal Society
The Australian Mammal Society (AMS) is an interdisciplinary society of biologists whose common interest is in the biology and conservation of Australian mammals.http://www.australianmammals.org.au/
Earthwatch engages people in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.http://www.earthwatch.org/australia/