Southern Brown Bandicoot (eastern) - Ocean: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Isoodon obesulus obesulus
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 07 Sep 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Southern Brown Bandicoot (eastern) is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Ocean Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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Hawkesbury Shelf Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Southern Brown Bandicoot (eastern) - Ocean is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • Central Gorge Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Forest Red Gum - Narrow-leaved Ironbark open forest of the southern Blue Mountains gorges, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Forest Red Gum - Yellow Box woodland of dry gorge slopes, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Blue-leaved Stringybark open forest on gorge slopes, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and north east South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Broad-leaved Ironbark dry open forest on gorge slopes of the Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Thin-leaved Stringybark grassy woodland of the southern Blue Mountains gorges, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Grey Gum shrubby open forest on gorge slopes of the Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
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    • Southern Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Apple-topped Gum - White Stringybark open forest on ridges and upper slopes in the Waalimma area, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Maiden's Gum - White Stringybark shrubby open forest on granitic foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Messmate - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby open forest of the hinterland ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Maiden's Gum grassy open forest on granitic foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum - Maiden's Gum grassy open forest on granitic foothills and ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • South Coast Sands Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Bangalay - Old-man Banksia open forest on coastal sands, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • South Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Mountain Grey Gum - Yellow Stringybark moist shrubby open forest in gullies of the coastal ranges, northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Mountain Grey Gum ferny tall moist forest on coastal ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • River Peppermint - Rough-barked Apple moist open forest on sheltered sites, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Rough-barked Apple shrubby open forest on gully flats, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Gum - Ribbon Gum open forest on flats of the coastal and hinterland lowlands, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Sydney Peppermint - Spotted Gum - Lilly Pilly wet forest in gullies of the coastal foothills, northern South East Corner Bioregion and southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Coast Grey Box shrubby open forest on the coastal ranges, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum moist shrubby open forest on coastal ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
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    • South East Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of hinterland ranges, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Gully Gum - Wallaby Bush shrubby woodland on rocky ridges of the ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Ironbark - Woollybutt - White Stringybark open forest on coastal hills, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Messmate dry shrubby forest on sandstone, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Mountain Grey Gum - White Stringybark open forest on sandstone mountain slopes, far south west South East Corner Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Silvertop Ash - White Stringybark heathy open forest on coastal foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Black She-oak shrubby open forest on hills of the Bega Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark - Red Bloodwood dry shrubby open forest on ridges of the hinterland foothills, northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark - Woollybutt shrubby open forest on coastal foothills central South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest on hinterland hills, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest on ridges, north east South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby dry open forest on ridges in Wadbilliga NP, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Narrow-leaved Peppermint open forest on ridges of the eastern tableland, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Rough-barked Apple shrubby open forest on the hinterland hills, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - White Stringybark shrubby open forest of the escarpment ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash open forest on exposed ridges of the escarpment ranges, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash shrubby open forest on escarpment ridges, central and northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Narrow-leaved Peppermint dry open forest on hinterland hills, far south of the South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby open forest on slopes of the hinterland ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Silvertop Ash open forest on dry slopes of the escarpment ranges, northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yertchuk - Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of the Wallagaraugh catchment, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Scribbly Gum - Silvertop Ash open forest on sandstone ridges of the Woronora Plateau
      • Red Bloodwood - Scribbly Gum - Stringybark open forest on sandstone ridges along the western side of the Woronora and Hornsby plateaus
      • Red Bloodwood - Scribbly Gum / Old-man Banksia open forest on sandstone ridges of northern Sydney and the Central Coast
      • Red Bloodwood - scribbly gum heathy woodland on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Silvertop Ash - Stringybark open forest on ironstone in the Sydney region
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Sydney Peppermint heathy open forest on slopes of dry sandstone gullies of western and southern Sydney, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Peppermint - Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood shrubby open forest on slopes of moist sandstone gullies, eastern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Peppermint - White Stringybark - Smooth-barked Apple forest on shale outcrops, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Peppermint / Coachwood - Water Gum open forest in protected sandstone gullies around Sydney and the Central Coast
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    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Grey Gum - Stringybark open forest on enriched sandstone ridges of the western Woronora plateau and lower Blue Mountains
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt - Red Bloodwood open forest in enriched sandstone gullies of the western Woronora plateau
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Yellow Bloodwood - Grey Gum open forest on sandstone slopes along the Hawkesbury River
    • Sydney Sand Flats Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Grey Gum - Hard-leaved Scribbly Gum woodland of the Coxs River Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Western Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Rough-barked Apple - White Stringybark dry open forest on lower slopes in the upper Tuross and Brogo River valleys, South East Corner Bioregion
  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Mountain Blue Gum - Thin-leaved Stringybark open forest on river flat alluvium in the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest fringing estuaries, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Paperbark - Swamp Oak tall shrubland on estuarine flats, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Forest Red Gum - Woollybutt - Pithy Sword-sedge swamp woodland in dune swales near Pambula, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp sclerophyll forest on coastal lowlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak floodplain swamp forest, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • Sandstone cliff-face soak of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Banksia - Needlebush - Tea-tree damp heath swamps on coastal sandstone plateaus of the Sydney basin
      • Crimson Bottlebrush - Scented Paperbark wet heath in the hinterland hills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Needlebush - Banksia wet heath swamps on coastal sandstone plateaus of the Sydney basin
      • Prickly Tea-tree - sedge wet heath on sandstone plateaux, central and southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Scented Paperbark wet heath on coastal lowlands in far southern South East Corner Bioregion
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Bracelet Honey-myrtle - Coast Tea-tree tall shrubland on headlands, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Coast Banksia - Coast Tea-tree low moist forest on coastal sands and headlands, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • South Coast Heaths
      • Scrub She-oak - Swamp Banksia coastal lowland heath, southern South East Corner Bioregion
    • Southern Montane Heaths
      • Dwarf She-oak closed heathland of escarpment ranges, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Kunzea ambigua - Bracelet Honey-myrtle shrubland on rhyolite outcrops, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Kunzea ambigua - Correa reflexa shrubland on skeletal granitic substrates, southern South East Corner Bioregion
    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Coast Banksia - Coast Wattle dune scrub of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Dwarf Apple - Banksia - Tea-tree - Hakea heath-woodland on the hinterland sandstone plateaus from southern Sydney to Mangrove Mountain
      • Hairpin Banksia - Kunzea ambigua - Allocasuarina distyla heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Mallee - Banksia - Tea-tree - Hakea heath-woodland of the coastal sandstone plateaus of the Sydney basin
    • Sydney Montane Heaths
      • Blue Mountains Mallee Ash - Dwarf Casuarina heath of the upper Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blue Mountains Mallee Ash - Silver Banksia heath on the Loombah Plateau, western Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Dwarf Casuarina - Baeckea brevifolia heath on sandstone plateaux in the Kanangra area, Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Blackbutt tall open forest on shale sandstone transition soils in eastern Sydney
    • Southern Lowland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Coast Grey Box - Mountain Grey Gum - stringybark moist shrubby open forest in coastal gullies, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Blackbutt - Spotted Gum shrubby open forest on coastal foothills, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Blackbutt shrubby open forest on the coastal foothills, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark - Woollybutt grassy open forest on coastal flats, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - White Stringybark - Burrawang shrubby open forest on hinterland foothills, northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Red Bloodwood - Sydney Peppermint shrubby open forest on the foothills, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and northern South East Corner Bioregion
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Southern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brown Barrel - Mountain Grey Gum - Blanket Bush moist very tall open forest of the southern escarpment ranges, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Brown Barrel - Mountain Grey Gum tall moist forest on basalts of the Southern Highlands Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Brown Barrel - Narrow-leaved Peppermint moist tall open forest on escarpment ranges, southern South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Gully Gum - Sydney Peppermint - Yellow Stringybark moist open forest of coastal escarpments, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Messmate - Mountain Grey Gum moist open forest of granitic foothills, southern South East Corner
      • Mountain Grey Gum - Brown Barrel very tall moist forest on escarpment ranges, central and southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Mountain Gum - Brown Barrel moist open forest on high altitude ranges, northern South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • River Peppermint - Narrow-leaved Peppermint open forest on sheltered escarpment slopes, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Shining Gum - Brown Barrel very tall wet forest of the southern escarpment ranges, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Sydney Peppermint - White Stringybark moist shrubby forest on elevated ridges, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • White Ash - Silvertop Ash - Brown Barrel shrubby open forest of the escarpment ridges, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
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