Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Rattus fuscipes

  • Author and date of publication

    Waterhouse, 1839

  • Preferred Common name

    Australian Bush Rat

  • Date Identified

    08/11/2016

  • Identified By

    Phoebe Burns - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Male

  • Stage Or Age

    Adult

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue Frozen ethanol 70% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Phoebe Burns - Museum Victoria, Kate M. Trewin - Museum Victoria & University of Melbourne

  • Collection Event Code

    Pburns 2015 0089a

  • Sampling Method

    Elliott trap

  • Date Visited From

    8/11/2016 6:18 AM

  • Date Visited To

    8/11/2016 5:41 PM

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    DNA Laboratory

  • Collecting Areas

    Tissue and DNA

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    NB42-A

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Nearest Named Place

    Yanakie Isthmus, Wilsons Promontory National Park

  • Precise Location

    3.25km SSW (196° true) of WPNP entrance gate 0.48km N (347° true) of junction of Grasslands Tk and Back Drift Tk

  • Minimum Elevation

    22

  • Maximum Elevation

    24

  • Latitude

    -38.8858

  • Longitude

    146.24

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Collector

  • Georeference Protocol

    GPS

  • Georeference By

    Phoebe Burns - Museum Victoria