Pseudomys gouldii Waterhouse, 1839:67
Gould’s mouse, Gould's eastern mouse, Gould's pseudomys, Gould's native mouse, Gould's false-mouse, Gould's rat (used by Krefft, 1871:2; Lucas & Le Souëf, 1909:28), South Australian rat (Gray, 1843:111), Field's false-mouse (as P. fieldi), Shaggy mouse (as P. fieldi), Shaggy-haired mouse (as P. fieldi), Alice Springs mouse (as P. fieldi), Shark Bay mouse (as P. fieldi), kurn-dyne, koontin, djoongari
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Synonym/s: Thetomys gouldii Waterhouse, 1839:67; Mus gouldi Waterhouse, 1839:67; Mus Gouldii Waterhouse, 1839:67; Pseudomys fieldi (Waite, 1896)
Pseudomys praeconis Thomas, 1910; Pseudomys rawlinnae Troughton, 1932
Last record: 1856-1857 (Menkhorst, 2009); 1857 (Fisher & Blomberg, 2012); "about 1930" (Calaby & Lee, 1989:55)
Taxonomically rediscovered by (Roycroft, 2020; Roycroft et al., 2021)
IUCN RedList status: Extinct
New South Wales (western), South Australia & Western Australia (southern), Australia
Biology & Ecology
ABTC8146 (Roycroft et al., 2021, 2022)
SAM M4889/002 SF
MV c955 (Roycroft et al., 2021b)
NHM 1818.104.22.168 (lectotype; Roycroft et al., 2021b)
WA M8111 (Kitchener & Vicker, 1981:111)
Original scientific description:
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