Silver-headed antechinus

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Silver-headed antechinus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Dasyuromorphia
Family: Dasyuridae
Genus: Antechinus
A. argentus
Binomial name
Antechinus argentus
(Baker, Mutton, Hines, 2013)

The silver-headed antechinus (Antechinus argentus)[1] is a species of dasyurid marsupial of the genus Antechinus.[2] Described in 2013, the species is known only from Kroombit Tops National Park in southeastern Queensland.[3] It is one of the most recently described marsupials.


  1. ^ "Silver-headed antechinus – Antechinus argentus". Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (Queensland). Government of Queensland. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  2. ^ "ITIS standard report - Antechinus argentus - Baker, Mutton and Hines, 2013". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  3. ^ "A new dasyurid marsupial from Kroombit Tops, south-east Queensland, Australia". Zootaxa. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3746.2.1. OCLC 49030618.