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Species profile—Xeromys myoides (water mouse)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Xeromys myoides (water mouse)

Photo of Xeromys myoides (water mouse) - NPRSR,1999
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Xeromys myoides Thomas, 1889
Common name
water mouse
WildNet taxon ID
724
Alternate name(s)
false water-rat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
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=724

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
23 October 2019
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