The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Mastacomys wombeyensis Ride, 1956

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of M. fuscus mordicus (source).

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

New South Wales, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Ride, W. D. L. (1956). A new fossil Mastacomys (Muridae) and a revision of the genus. Journal of Zoology 127(3): 431-439. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Mahoney, J. A. and Ride, W. D. L. (1975). Index to the genera and species of fossil Mammalia described from Australia and New Guinea between 1838 and 1968. Western Australian Museum Special Publication 6: 1-250.

Schram, F. R. and Turnbull, W. D. (1970). Structural composition and dental variations in the murids of the Broom Cave fauna, Late Pleistocene, Wombeyan Caves Area, N.S.W., Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 28(1): 1-24, plates 1-3.

 

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