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Species profile—Rattus sordidus (canefield rat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Rattus sordidus (canefield rat)

Photo of Rattus sordidus (canefield rat) - Queensland Government,1981

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Rattus sordidus (Gould, 1858)
Common name
canefield rat
WildNet taxon ID
732
Synonym(s)
Mus sordidus
Rattus youngi
Rattus conatus
Alternate name(s)
Sombre Downs rat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Disease Vector

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=732

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

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