The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

enfrdeitjaptrues

Scientific Name
Rattus culmorum austrinus
Author
Thomas, 1921:427
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
South Australian spiny-haired rat
Locality
Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
Last Record
1841 or before
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13376/rattus-culmorum-austrinus
Hypodigm
Notes
Now considered a synonym of [i]R. tunneyi tunneyi[/i].
References
Harper, Francis. (1945). Extinct and Vanishing Mammals of the Old World. New York, N.Y.: American Committee for International Wildlife Protection, Special Publications 12: 1-850.

Musser, Guy G. and Carleton, Michael D. (2005). Superfamily Muroidea, pp. 894-1531. In: Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, Dee Ann M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2. Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Watts, Christopher H. S. and Aslin, H. J. (1981). The Rodents of Australia. Angus & Robertson Publishers. ix + 321 pp.

https://library.dbca.wa.gov.au/static/FullTextFiles/053927.pdf [RESULTS OF THE ARCHBOLD EXPEDITIONS. NO. 98 SYSTEMATICS OF NATIVE AUSTRALIAN RATTUS (RODENTIA, MURIDAE)]
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