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Melomys rubicola (Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Bramble Cay melomys, or Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat (Melomys rubicola), is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is similar to the Cape York melomys except that it has some protein differences and a coarser tail caused by elevated scales.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.47
EDGE Score: 4.78


Adult Weight [1]  100 grams

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Bramble Cay Australia    

Range Map



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
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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