The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

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Scientific Name
Mastacomys wombeyensis
Author
Ride, 1956
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Locality
New South Wales, Australia
Last Record
IUCN status
TSE Forum thread
Hypodigm
Notes
Now considered a synonym of [i]M. fuscus mordicus[/i] ([url=https://books.google.com.au/books?id=RPznCQAAQBAJ&pg=PA195&lpg=PA195&dq=mastacomys+wombeyensis&source=bl&ots=nbuJntF57w&sig=fEMkPZI27Dc4Mx48drnTYnRxzpY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiskJeDlsDZAhVDHJQKHc6tBusQ6AEIMzAC#v=onepage&q=mastacomys%20wombeyensis&f=false]source[/url]).
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1975). [url=https://museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/INDEX%20TO%20THE%20GENERA%20AND%20SPECIES%20OF%20FOSSIL%20MAMMALIA%20DESCRIBED%20FROM%20AUSTRALIA%20AND%20NEW%20GUINEA%20BETWEEN%20FROM%201838%20AND%201968.pdf]Index to the genera and species of fossil Mammalia described from Australia and New Guinea between 1838 and 1968[/url]. Western Australian Museum Special Publication 6: 1-250.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Ride, W. D. L. (1956). A new fossil [i]Mastacomys[/i] (Muridae) and a revision of the genus. Journal of Zoology 127(3): 431-439. [[url=https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1956.tb00478.x/abstract]Abstract[/url]]

Schram, F. R. and Turnbull, W. D. (1970). [url=https://australianmuseum.net.au/uploads/journals/17461/420_complete.pdf]Structural composition and dental variations in the murids of the Broom Cave fauna, Late Pleistocene, Wombeyan Caves Area, N.S.W., Australia[/url]. Records of the Australian Museum 28(1): 1-24, plates 1-3.
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