Darling Downs hopping mouse

Darling Downs hopping mouse

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

 

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

Facts about the Darling Downs hopping mouse

The Darling Downs Hopping Mouse (Notomys mordax) is almost certainly extinct and is known only from a single skull collected somewhere on the Darling Downs of south-east Queensland in the 1840s, apparently from a creature similar to Mitchell's Hopping-mouse.

The Darling Downs Hopping Mouse Notomys mordax is known from a single skull collected somewhere on the Darling Downs of south-east Queensland in 1946.

The Darling Downs Hopping Mouse (Notomys mordax) is almost certainly extinct and is known only from a single skull collected somewhere on the Darling Downs[? (Full text)

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