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Giant white-tailed rat – Uromys caudimaculatus

Uromys caudimaculatus (giant white-tailed rat) © Queensland Government, 1979

Common name

giant white-tailed rat

Scientific name

Uromys caudimaculatus

Kingdom

animals

Class

Mammalia (mammals)

Family

Muridae (rats and mice)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Giant white-tailed rat – Uromys caudimaculatus, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 27 June 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?uromys-caudimaculatus>.

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