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Caloprymnus campestris (Desert Rat Kangaroo) is a species of mammals in the family Potoroidae. This species is extinct. They are native to Oceania continent (Australia, NZ and islands). They are nocturnal. Individuals were known to live for 156 months.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of desert rat kangaroo. View this species on GBIF