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SPECIES Zyzomys woodwardi

Author:Thomas, 1909.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 3: 373.
Common Name:Kimberley Rock Rat
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, E Kimberly, Parry Creek, 5 miles (8 km) west of Trig Station HJ9, 100 ft (30.5 m); Mahoney and Richardson (1988:191) provided coordinates and other information.
Distribution:Australia; known only from the north Kimberleys of Western Australia (Fleming and McKenzie, 1995:626). Watts and Aslin (1981:141) included Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory within the range, but those animals represent Z. maini (Kitchener, 1989).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Restricted to rocky regions, especially boulders at the base of cliffs; limited in distribution but common at some localities (Watts and Aslin, 1981). Reviewed by Fleming and McKenzie (1995).
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