Produced for the Trust

Department of Parks and Wildlife (April 2016). Survey and Monitoring Guidelines for the Sandhill Dunnart in Western Australia.

Department of Parks and Wildlife (May 2016). Defining a Baseline Survey Design for the Sandhill Dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila) in the Great Victoria Desert of Western Australia


Bolton, J. & J. Foulkes (2000). Predator scat analysis for the Sandhill Dunnart Project. Report for the Wildlife Conservation Fund, December 2000.

Churchill, S. (2001). Recovery Plan for the Sandhill Dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila). Department of the Environment and Heritage, South Australia.

Gaikhorst, G., Lambert, C., & Morris, K. (2008) Sandhill dunnarts W.A : survey, ecology and conservation biology : Landscope Conservation. Published: Kensignton, WA, Dept. of Environment & Conservation. 

Hart, R.P. & D.J. Kitchener (1986). First record of Sminthopsis psammophila (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae) from Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum. 13(1), 139-144.

Lambert, C., Gaikhorst, G., & Matson, P. (2011) Captive breeding of the sandhill dunnart, Sminthopsis psammophila (Marsupialia : Dasyuridae): reproduction, husbandry and growth and development. Australian Mammalogy 33(1) 21-27 

McLean, A. (2012) Conservation and management of an endangered marsupial, the Sandhill Dunnart ‘Sminthopsis psammophila’ in a semi-arid environment. The South Australian Naturalist,  86 (1). 

McLean, A., Cooper, S., Lancaster, M., & Carthew, S. (2014) Development of 16 microsatellite loci for the endangered sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila).Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(2), 323-326. 

Pearson, D.J. & A.C. Robinson (1990). New records of the sandhill dunnart, Sminthopsis psammophila (Marsupialia: Dasyuridae) in South and Western Australia. Australian Mammalogy. 13, 57-59.

Withers, P. & Cooper, C. (2009) Thermal, metabolic, hygric and ventilatory physiology of the sandhill dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila; Marsupialia, Dasyuridae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 153 (3) 317-323


Churchill, S. (2001a). Survey and Ecological Study of the Sandhill Dunnart, Sminthopsis psammophila, at Eyre Peninsula and the Great Victorian Desert. , at Eyre Peninsula and the Great Victorian Desert. Unpublished report for the South Australian Department for Environment and Heritage, Adelaide. Adelaide: South Australian Department for Environment and Heritage.

Ecological Fire Management Strategy for the Sandhill Dunnart. Summary report, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, South Australia. 

Gaikhorst, G., Lambert, C., Adams, M., Churchill, S., and Spencer, P. Sandhill dunnarts (Sminthopsis psammophila) show little differentiation between populations from South Australia and Western Australia. Submitted as a note to Australian Mammalogy

Threatened Species of the Northern Territory – Sandhill Dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila). Summary report for Parks and Wildlife Commission, Northern Territory. 

Ward, M. (2008). Monitoring Sandhill Dunnarts, Sminthopsis psammophila, in the Great Victoria Desert. Unpublished report to Department for Environment and Heritage, South Australia.

Way, S. (2008). Sandhill Dunnart (Sminthopsis psammophila) surveys on eastern Eyre Peninsula, SA. Department for Environment and Heritage, South Australia. 


Riley, J., Jones, G., Turpin, J., Jayatilaka, B., Watson, C., and Lloyd, R. (July 2017). Sandhill Dunnarts: Catch me if you can.  Poster prepared for the International Mammal Convention, Perth. 



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