Pseudomys oralis Thomas, 1921:621
Hastings River mouse, Hastings River rat, koontoo
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Synonym/s: Pseudomys australis oralis Thomas, 1921:621 (basionym)
Last record: 1846 (Watts, 1979:81)
Rediscovered in 1966 (Kirkpatrick, 1966)
Type locality: unknown, but likely NE N.S.W. or SE Qld. (Mahoney & Richardson, 1988:179)
Biology & Ecology
Holotype: BM 184.108.40.206 (skin & skull) (Wakefield, 1972:18; Mahoney & Richardson, 1988:179)
MV SCU_KR111 (Roycroft et al., 2021, 2022)
SCU IG06 (Roycroft et al., 2020, 2022)
Original scientific description:
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