Mastacomys wombeyensis Ride, 1956
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Now considered a synonym of M. fuscus mordicus (source).
New South Wales, Australia
Biology & Ecology
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]
Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 195]
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.