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SPECIES Notomys aquilo

Author:Thomas, 1921.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 8: 540.
Common Name:Northern Hopping Mouse
Type Locality:Australia, Queensland, Cape York.
Distribution:Australia; N Queensland and N Northern Territory (Groote Eylandt and N Arnhem Land); Watts and Aslin (1981:113).
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Found only in three coastal or near-coastal areas of ridges around the Gulf of Carpentaria (Flannery, 1995c). Distribution, habitat, and conservation status of N. aquilo documented by Woinarski et al. (1999).
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    carpentarius Johnson, 1959

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