Big-eared hopping mouse

Big-eared hopping mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Notomys macrotis

 

The Big-eared hopping-mouse is listed as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the bigeared hopping mouse
A young / baby of a bigeared hopping mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A bigeared hopping mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Australia

Facts about the big-eared hopping mouse

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Notomys macrotis Notomys macrotis is known only from two specimens collected from southwestern Western Australia.

Big-Eared Hopping-Mouse or Notomys macrotis is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Extinct .

html 4Reference || Hopping mouse: The extinct Big-eared Hopping Mouse (Notomys macrotis) is known only from two incomplete specimens collected about 100 km north of Perth in the 1840s.

Justification Notomys macrotis is known only from two specimens collected from southwestern Western Australia.

The extinct Big-eared Hopping Mouse (Notomys macrotis) is known only from two incomplete specimens collected about 100 km north of Perth in the 1840s. (Full text)

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