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Notomys amplus Brazenor, 1936:7

Short-tailed hopping mouse, (Arruja?), Large-desert hopping mouse

 


Locality: South Australia & Northern Territory, Australia

Prehistorically: Boodie Cave, Barrow Island, Western Australia, Australia (Baynes et al., 2019)


Last Record
1896 (Parker, 1973:27)
IUCN status
[url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/14861/0]Extinct[/url]
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6997/notomys-amplus-short-tailed-hopping
Hypodigm
The Short-tailed hopping mouse is known only from 2 recent specimens collected in 1896 by the Horn Expedition from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory (Finlayson, 1961). As well as material from owl pellets in the Flinders Ranges (Smith, 1977).
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Brazenor, C. W. (1936). Two new rats from Central Australia. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 9: 5-8.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Anonymous. (1980). Australian submission to CITES. No. 18-19. Unpublished. 3 pp.

Baillie, J. E. M. (2008). Notomys amplus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 14 October 2012.

Baynes, Alexander and Jones, Barbara. (1993). [url=https://frogwatch.museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/11.%20Baynes,%20Jones.pdf]The mammals of Cape Range peninsula, Western Australia[/url], pp. 207-226. In: Humphreys, W. F. (ed.). The Biogeography of Cape Range, Western Australia. Perth: Western Australian Museum.

Baynes, Alexander, Piper, Cassia J. and Thorn, Kailah M. (2019). An experimental investigation of differential recovery of native rodent remains from Australian palaeontological and archaeological deposits. Records of the Western Australian Museum 34(1): 1-30.

Burbidge, Andrew A., Fuller, P. J. and McKenzie, N. L. (1995). Vertebrate fauna. In: Keighery, G. J., McKenzie, N. L. and Hall, N. J. (eds.). The Biological Survey of the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. Part 12. Barlee–Menzies Study Area. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 49: 208-245.

Dixon, Joan M. (1983). Short-tailed hopping-mouse Notomys amplus, pp. 436. In: Strahan, R. (ed.) The Australian Museum Complete book of Australian mammals. Angus and Robertson: Sydney.

Dixon, Joan M. (1995). Short-tailed hopping-mouse, Notomys amplus, pp. 571. In: Strahan, Ronald (ed.). The Mammals of Australia. Chatswood, N.S.W.: Reed Books. 756 pp.

Dixon, Joan M. (2008). Short-tailed Hopping-mouse, Notomys amplus. In: S. Van Dyck and R. Strahan (eds), The mammals of Australia. Third Edition, pp. 598. Reed New Holland, Sydney, Australia.

Endangered Species Committee of the Total Environment Centre. (1983). Our Wildlife in Peril. Frenchs Forest, NSW: Reed.

Finlayson, Hedley Herbert. (1961). [url=https://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/Journals/RSAM/RSAM_v014/rsam_v014_p141p192.pdf]On central Australian mammals. Part IV. The distribution and status of central Australian species[/url]. Records of the South Australian Museum 14: 141-192.

Freudenthal, M. and Martín-Suárez, E. (2013). [url=https://dpc.uba.uva.nl/cgi/t/text/get-pdf?idno=m14145a01;c=scripta]Estimating body mass of fossil rodents[/url]. Scripta Geologica 145: 1-130. [0.080-0.100 kg estimate]

Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). [url=https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/OP-008.pdf]List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600[/url]. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.

Henry-Hall, N.J. (1990). Nature conservation reserves in the Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia (southern two-thirds of CTRC System 11). Unpublished report submitted to the EPA Red Book Task Force. Environmental Protection Authority, Perth, Western Australia. [Appendix 13]

Hoser, Raymond T. (1991). Endangered Animals of Australia. Mosman, NSW: Pierson & Co. 240 pp. [pp. 161-162]

How, R. A., Cooper, N. K. and Bannister, J. L. (2001). [url=https://museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/5.%20How,%20Cooper,%20Bannister.pdf]Checklist of the mammals of Western Australia[/url]. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No. 63: 91-98.

Kendrick, George W. and Porter, Jennifer K. (1974). [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/207208#page/58/mode/1up]Remains of a Thylacine (Marsupialia: Dasyuroidea) and other fauna from caves in the Cape Range, Western Australia[/url]. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 56(4): 116-122. [either [i]N. amplus[/i] or [i]N. longicaudatus[/i]]

Mahoney, J. A., and B. J. Richardson. 1988. Muridae. Pp. 154-192, in Zoological catalogue of Australia. Mammalia (J. L. Bannister, et. al.). Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 5:1-
274.

Parker, Shane A. (1973). [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40861786#page/506/mode/1up]An annotated checklist of the native land mammals of the Northern Territory[/url]. Records of the South Australian Museum 16(11): 1-57.

Ride, W. D. L. (1970). A Guide to the Native Mammals of Australia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Robinson, A. C., C. M. Kemper, G. C. Medlin, and C. H. S. Watts. 2000. The rodents of South Australia. Wildlife Research 27: 379-404.

Smith, M. J. (1977). Remains of mammals, including [i]Notomys longicaudatus[/i] (Gould) (Rodentia: Muridae), in owl pellets from the Flinders Ranges. S. A. Australian Wildlife Research 4(2): 159-170. [[url=https://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/WR9770159.htm]Abstract[/url]]

Thornback, Jane and Jenkins, Martin (compilers). (1982). [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/119284#page/5/mode/1up]The IUCN Mammal Red Data Book. Part 1: Threatened Mammalian Taxa of the Americas and the Australasian Zoogeographic Region (Excluding Cetacea)[/url]. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 516 pp.

Troughton, Ellis Le Geyt. (1941). Furred Animals of Australia. Sydney: Angus and Robertson Ltd.

Watts, C. H. S. and Aslin, H. J. (1981). The Rodents of Australia. Sydney: Angus & Robertson.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.
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