1863 - Honey Possum, Tarsipes rostratus
The Mammals of Australia - Biodiversity Heritage Library
Tarsipes rostratus 1
The honey possum or noolbenger (Tarsipes rostratus), is a tiny species of marsupial that feeds on the nectar and pollen of a diverse range of flowering plants. Found in southwest Australia, it is an important pollinator for such plants as Banksia attenuata, Banksia coccinea and Adenanthos cuneatus.