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Species profile—Uromys hadrourus (masked white-tailed rat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Uromys hadrourus (masked white-tailed rat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Uromys hadrourus (Winter, 1984)
Common name
masked white-tailed rat
Type reference
Winter, J.W. (1984). The Thornton Peak Melomys, Melomys hadrourus (Rodentia: Muridae): a new rainforest species from north-eastern Queensland, Australia. Mem. Qld. Mus. 21: 519-539.
WildNet taxon ID
722
Synonym(s)
Melomys hadrourus
Alternate name(s)
Thornton Peak uromys
Thornton Peak melomys
Thornton Peak rat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=722

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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