Pilbara ningaui Facts
Ningaui timealeyi (Archer, 1975), Western Australia, Australia.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
English: Ealey’s ningaui.
Length 1.8-2.2 in (46-57 mm). Minute predatory dasyearuid with grizzled grey, bristly fur, and furred, lengthy tail.
Restricted distribution on Hamersley Plateau, Western Australia.
Semi-arid grasslands. Prefers drainage strains the place massive hummocks of spinifex, scattered shrubs, and mallee timber develop.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Desert centipedes and cockroaches which may be bigger than itself.
Probably promiscuous. Potentially lengthy breeding season (six months) to permit for annual rains. Pouch a easy furless despair in stomach. Semelparous. Four to six younger are unbiased at 0.07 oz (2 g) physique weight.
Lower Risk. Common. May survive solely in moister pockets of habitat in dry seasons, repopulating after rains.