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Paramelomys moncktoni  (Thomas, 1904)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970871

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Melomys moncktoni (Thomas, 1904)
 
  Common Name(s): Monckton's Paramelomys [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusParamelomys Rümmler, 1936  
                                                 SpeciesParamelomys moncktoni (Thomas, 1904) – Monckton's Paramelomys  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flannery, Timothy F.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammals of the South-West Pacific & Moluccan Islands   
  Page(s): 464   
  Publisher: Cornell University Press   
  Publication Place: Ithaca, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8014-3150-6   
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  Reference for: Paramelomys moncktoni   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Paramelomys moncktoni, Monckton's Paramelomys [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Melomys moncktoni  
    Comments: Horizontal and altitudinal distributions of this species have been misunderstood due to incorrect identifications of specimens. Paramelomys moncktoni was thought to have a primarily southern distribution from Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya) to Papua New Guinea, and to extend up into moss forest (see map and discussion in Flannery, 1990b:225), but all samples from moss forest represent other species. Examples of P. moncktoni come only from the restricted range described above (based upon serie...  
 

 

   

 
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