Melomys cervinipes (Rodentia: Muridae)

Callaway, Wendy A., Turner, Ayla A., Croshaw, Oscar B., Ferguson, Jade A., Julson, Zachary J-N., Volp, Trevor M., Kerr, Sarah E., and Rymer, Tasmin L. (2018) Melomys cervinipes (Rodentia: Muridae). Mammalian Species, 50 (968). pp. 134-147.

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Abstract

Melomys cervinipes (Gould, 1852) is a murid rodent commonly called the fawn-footed mosaic-tailed rat. A small, russet brown rodent with light fawn-colored feet, it is 1 of 21 currently recognized species in the genus Melomys. The species is endemic to Australia, occurring in the rainforests and forests along the eastern coast. M. cervinipes is listed as "Least Concern" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Item ID: 57474
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1545-1410
Keywords: Australia, fawn-footed melomys, murid, rainforest, scansorial, Wet Tropics
Funders: James Cook University
Date Deposited: 02 May 2019 01:38
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060208 Terrestrial Ecology @ 10%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified @ 90%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 100%
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