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SPECIES Notomys macrotis

Author:Thomas, 1921.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 8: 538.
Common Name:Big-eared Hopping Mouse
Type Locality:Australia, Western Australia, Moore River.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality (Dixon, 1995d:578).
Status:IUCN Extinct.
Comments:Represented only by the holotype and paratype from "Australia" (Mahoney, 1975). Apparently extinct. Closest phylogenetic relative is probably Notomys cervinus (Mahoney, 1975). Reviewed by Watts and Aslin (1981) and Dixon (1995d).
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    megalotis Iredale and Troughton, 1934

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