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

Scientific name: Isoodon obesulus obesulus
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 01 Dec 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 Other State Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Jervis Bay Territory Known None
SA Known None
VIC Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Southern Brown Bandicoot (eastern) - Other State 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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