Notomys robustus Mahoney, Smith and Medlin, 2007

Broad-cheeked hopping mouse, Great hopping mouse, Great hopping-mouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Notomys robustus Mahoney, Smith and Medlin, 2008 (incorrect year of publication)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Holocene (between 1850-1900?)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

South Australia (Flinders Ranges & Davenport Range), Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Mahoney, J. A., Smith, M. J. and Medlin, G. C. (2007). A new species of hopping-mouse, Notomys robustus sp. nov. (Rodentia : Muridae), from cave deposits in the Flinders and Davenport Ranges, South Australia. Australian Mammalogy 29(2): 117-135. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Abbott, I. 2002. Origin and spread of the cat, Felis catus, on mainland Australia, with a discussion on the magnitude of its early impact on native fauna. Wildlife Research 29: 51-74.

Abbott, I. 2008. The spread of the cat, Felis catus, in Australia: re-examination of the current conceptual model with additional information. Conservation Science Western Australia 7: 1-17.

Burbidge, A. A. and Woinarski, J. (2016). Notomys robustus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T45958541A45973101. Downloaded on 24 July 2016.

Burbidge, A.A. & Woinarski, J. 2016. Notomys robustus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T45958541A45973101. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T45958541A45973101.en. Accessed on 30 June 2022.

Flannery, Timmothy Fridtjof. (1995). Great hopping-mouse, Notomys sp., p. 582. In: Strahan, Ronald (ed.). The Mammals of Australia. Chatswood, N.S.W.: Reed Books. 756 pp.

Jackson, Stephen and Groves, Colin. (2015). Taxonomy of Australian Mammals. Clayton South, Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 529 pp. [p. 201]

Johnson, Chris. (2006). Australia's Mammal Extinctions: A 50,000 Year History. Port Melbourne, Sydney: Cambridge University Press. 278 pp.

Mahoney, J.A., Smith, M.J. and Medlin, G.C. (2008). Broad-cheeked Hopping-mouse Notomys robustus, pp. 609-611. In: Van Dyck, S. and Strahan, R. (eds.). The Mammals of Australia. Third edition. Sydney: Reed New Holland.

Medlin, Graham C. (2008). Broad-cheeked Hopping-mouse Notomys robustus, pp. 609-610. In: Van Dyck, S. and Strahan, Ronald. (eds.). The Mammals of Australia. Sydney: Reed New Holland.

Robinson, A. C., C. M. Kemper, G. C. Medlin, and C. H. S. Watts. 2000. The rodents of South Australia. Wildlife Research 27: 379-404.

Tunbridge, Dorothy. (1991). The Story of the Flinders Ranges Mammals. Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo Press.

Watts, C. H. S. and Aslin, H. J. (1981). The rodents of Australia. Sydney: Angus and Robertson. 321 pp.

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