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Species profile—Melomys rubicola (Bramble Cay melomys)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Melomys rubicola (Bramble Cay melomys)

Photo of Melomys rubicola (Bramble Cay melomys) - Bell, I.,DES,2002
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Melomys rubicola Thomas, 1924
Common name
Bramble Cay melomys
Type reference
Thomas, O. (1924). Some new Australian muridae. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist (Ser.9) 12:296-299.
WildNet taxon ID
760
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Extinct in the wild
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Extinct
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
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=760

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

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