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Species profile—Cricetus cricetus (black-bellied hamster)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Cricetus cricetus (black-bellied hamster)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Scientific name
Cricetus cricetus
Common name
black-bellied hamster
WildNet taxon ID
774
Synonym(s)
Cricetus sp.
Alternate name(s)
common hamster
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Prohibited
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Prohibited Matter
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=774

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

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