Central pebble-mound mouse

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Central pebble-mound mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Pseudomys
Species: P. johnsoni
Binomial name
Pseudomys johnsoni
Kitchener, 1985
Synonyms

Pseudomys laborifex Kitchener & Humphreys, 1986

The central pebble-mound mouse (Pseudomys johnsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae, native to Australia. The Kimberley mouse (Pseudomys laborifex) was, until recently, considered distinct from P. johnsoni, but they are now known to be conspecific.[1] It is one of the pebble-mound mice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van Dyck, S & Strahan, R 2008, The Mammals of Australia, 3rd edn, Reed New Holland, Sydney.
  • Baillie, J. 1996. Pseudomys johnsoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.