New Holland mouse

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New Holland mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Pseudomys novaehollandiae

 

The New holland mouse is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

Facts about the New Holland mouse

The New Holland Mouse (Pseudomys Novaehollandiae) is listed as threatened because its a rare species

As the New Holland Mouse is a relatively small and delicate animal, traditional methods of identification are not reliable or permanent.

Back to Native Rodents The New Holland Mouse is one of two mammals listed as rare under the Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 - the other being the NZ Fur Seal.

Endangered The New Holland Mouse (Pseudomys novaehollandiae) is Victoria's most threatened native rodent.

New Holland Mouse or Pseudomys novaehollandiae is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

Size: The New Holland Mouse is slightly larger and heavier than the House Mouse, and the tail is usually longer.

The New Holland mouse is listed as threatened because it is a rare species - that means it only occurs in low numbers - and much of its habitat is unprotected.

The New Holland Mouse is nocturnal and constructs burrows in sandy soils for refuge (Kemper 1981, Pye 1991).

The New Holland Mouse, 'Pseudomys novaehollandiae', is Victoria's most threatened native rodent.

Mandy Lock, PhD student The New Holland Mouse (Pseudomys novaehollandiae) is a small native rodent and has been recorded as an early successional species favoring vegetation recently regenerating from disturbances. (Full text)

The New Holland mouse (Pseudomys novaehollandiae) is listed as threatened because it is a rare species - that means it only occurs in low numbers - and much of its habitat is unprotected. (Full text)

The New Holland mouse is restricted to the few remaining patches of dry coastal heathland and open, heathy forest on Tasmania's northeast coastline. (Full text)

Abstract The New Holland mouse (Pseudomys novaehollandiae) is found in disjunct populations in coastal south- eastern Australia. (Full text)

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