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Species profile—Uromys caudimaculatus (giant white-tailed rat)


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

Photo of Uromys caudimaculatus (giant white-tailed rat) - Queensland Government,1979
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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Uromys caudimaculatus (Krefft, 1867)
Common name
giant white-tailed rat
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
white-tailed rat
Hinchinbrook Island uromys
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
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

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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