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Mastacomys fuscus (Broad-toothed rat)

Synonyms: Mastacomys fuscus brazenori; Mastacomys mordicus; Mastacomys wombeyensis; Pseudomys fuscus

Wikipedia Abstract

The broad-toothed mouse (Mastacomys fuscus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
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Adult Weight [1]  122 grams
Birth Weight [2]  7 grams
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  20 %
Diet - Plants [3]  50 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  30 %
Forages - Ground [3]  100 %
Gestation [2]  37 days
Litter Size [2]  2
Snout to Vent Length [2]  5 inches (13 cm)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alpine National Park II 1634293 Victoria, Australia      
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park 1104012 Tasmania, Australia  
Kosciuszko National Park II 1705480 New South Wales, Australia
Southwest National Park II 1531400 Tasmania, Australia
Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Site 3478040 Tasmania, Australia      


External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403
2Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
5International Flea Database
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0