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Zyzomys pedunculatus

Zyzomys pedunculatus, Photo: Michael Barritt & Karen May

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Zyzomys
Species: Zyzomys pedunculatus

Name

Zyzomys pedunculatus Waite, 1896

Vernacular names
English: Macdonnell range rock-rat
Español: Rata coligorda
Français: Rat � grosse queue
Nederlands: Australische rotsrat

References

* IUCN link: Zyzomys pedunculatus (Waite, 1896) (Critically Endangered)
* Zyzomys pedunculatus on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

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The Central Rock Rat, Central Thick-tailed Rock-rat, Macdonnell Range Rock-rat, (Zyzomys pedunculatus) is a species of rodent in the Muridae family. It is found only in Australia.

References

* Baillie, J. 1996. Zyzomys pedunculatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.
* Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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