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Species profile—Zyzomys argurus (common rock-rat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Zyzomys argurus (common rock-rat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Zyzomys argurus (Thomas, 1889)
Common name
common rock-rat
WildNet taxon ID
726
Alternate name(s)
white-tailed rat
white-tailed rock-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=726

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

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