The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

enfrdeitjaptrues

Scientific Name
Pseudomys sp. nov. 'Darling Downs'
Author
This taxon has not been scientifically described yet
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Darling Downs mouse (proposed)
Locality
Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia
Last Record
Pleistocene
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
Hypodigm
Notes
Material belonging to an unidentified species of [i]Pseudomys[/i] was reported by (Godthelp, 1994). It may be that this material belongs to an as yet undescribed recently extinct species, however this is tentative (although it wouldn't be a great surprise).
References
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Godthelp, Henk. (1994). Some rodents from the Pleistocene fluviatile deposits of the eastern Darling Downs, Queensland. Abstracts of the fourth conference on Australian vertebrate evolution, palaeontology and systematics, Adelaide, 19-21 April, 1993. Records of the South Australian Museum 1994. [[url=https://archive.org/stream/RecordsSouthAus27Sout/RecordsSouthAus27Sout_djvu.txt]Abstract[/url]]
Acknowledgements