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Introduced RodentRattus rattus

Black Rat at Forde, ACT

Rattus rattus at Forde, ACT - 27 Apr 2019

Identification history

Introduced Rodent Rattus rattus 28 Apr 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Introduced Rodent Rattus rattus 28 Apr 2019 michaelb
Unidentified 28 Apr 2019 jmhatley

2 comments

   28 Apr 2019
Roundish ears and long tail are indicative of it being the exotic black rat
   5 May 2019
A key feature to separate from Bush Rat is tail long enough to reach past the nose. So you could test that next time jm hatley, or include all of the tail in the photo. cheers

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Nearby Sightings

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Lychas marmoreus (Marbled Scorpion) at Forde, ACT - 16 Mar 2018 Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Forde, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2018 Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2018 Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Forde, ACT - 31 Dec 2016 Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Forde, ACT - 31 Dec 2016
Lychas marmoreus (Marbled Scorpion) at Forde, ACT - 16 Mar 2018
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Forde, ACT - 5 Feb 2018
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2018
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Forde, ACT - 20 Jan 2018
Litoria verreauxii verreauxii (Whistling Tree-frog) at Forde, ACT - 31 Dec 2016
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree-frog) at Forde, ACT - 31 Dec 2016

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.153611-35.155556
  • Altitude 668.0m
  • Places Forde, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 27 Apr 2019 12:19 PM Recorded on
  • jmhatley Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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