Bolam's mouse

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Bolam's mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Pseudomys
Species: P. bolami
Binomial name
Pseudomys bolami
Troughton, 1932

Bolam's mouse (Pseudomys bolami) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Australia.[1]

Conservation status[edit]

In New South Wales, Bolam's mouse is listed as endangered under Schedule 1 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 and is extant in south western New South Wales.[2] In Victoria, the species is presumed extinct.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moseby, C., Morris, K., Read, J., Kemper, C., van Weenen, J., Ellis, M. and Burbidge, A. (2008). Pseudomys bolami. In: IUCN (2008). 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
  2. ^ Mazzer, T., Ellis, M., Smith, J., Ayers, D., Cooper, M., Wallace, G. and Langdon, A. (1998). The Fauna of Western New South Wales: the Southern Mallee Region. (NSWNPWS, Hurstville).
  3. ^ NPWS 2002. Bolam’s mouse (Pseudomys bolami) recovery plan. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hurstville NSW.