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Threatened species

Hastings River Mouse - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Pseudomys oralis
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 20 Jun 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Hastings River Mouse is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Barrington Predicted None
Carrai Plateau Known Above 250 m altitude
Chaelundi Known Above 250 m altitude
Coffs Coast and Escarpment Known Above 250 m altitude
Comboyne Plateau Known Above 300 m altitude
Dalmorton Known Above 250 m altitude
Macleay Gorges Known None
Mummel Escarpment Known Above 300 m altitude
Rocky River Gorge Known Above 250 m altitude
Tomalla Known None
Upper Manning Known Above 250 m altitude
Washpool Known Above 250 m altitude

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Hastings River Mouse - NSW North Coast is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • New England Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Broad-leaved Stringybark - Mountain Ribbon Gum - Messmate open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Mountain Gum - Broad-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest on granites of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Mountain Ribbon Gum - Messmate - Broad-leaved Stringybark open forest on granitic soils of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Forest Ribbon Gum grassy open forest of the New England Tablelands
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Mountain Ribbon Gum grassy open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Peppermint - Wattle-leaved Peppermint shrubby open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt grassy open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Peppermint - Snowgum grassy woodland on granitic substrates of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England stringybarks - peppermint open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Mountain Ribbon Gum open forest of the New England Tableland Bioregion
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    • Northern Gorge Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Thin-leaved Stringybark - Grey Gum - Broad-leaved Apple shrub - grass tall open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Northern Escarpment Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue Mountain Ash - New England Blackbutt tall open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Eurabbie tall open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Diehard Stringybark dry open forest of the escarpment ranges of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Diehard Stringybark shrubby open forest on the Northern Tablelands escarpment and Barrington Tops
      • New England Blackbutt dry heathy open forest on granites of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
    • Northern Tableland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Stringybark shrubby open forest of the north east parts of the New England Tableland Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brush Box tall moist forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood dry grassy forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Northern Tableland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Dorrigo White Gum open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Silvertop Stringybark - Tussock Grass shrub - grass open forest of western Barrington Tops
      • Mountain Gum - Messmate - Snow Gum grassy open forest of the New England Tablelands
      • Mountain Ribbon Gum - Messmate open forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood grassy forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Round-leaved Gum tall open forest of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Messmate - Sydney Blue Gum moist shrub-grass tall open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Tallowwood open forest of the escarpment ranges of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Silvertop Stringybark grassy open forest on ranges of the lower North Coast
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist ferny open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt tall moist forest of the coastal ranges of the central and southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum tall moist forest of the ranges of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby moist forest of the escarpment ranges of central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Large-fruited Grey Gum - White Mahogany shrub - grass open forest on the slopes of Barrington Tops and lower North Coast
      • Messmate - Forest Ribbon Gum - New England Blackbutt shrub - grass tall open forest of Barrington Tops and Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • New England Blackbutt moist very tall open forest on the southern escarpment of the Liverpool Range to Barrington Tops region, southern Brigalow Belt South Bioregion to NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Lilly Pilly mesic tall open forest of coastal ranges and tablelands escarpment
      • Sydney Blue Gum – New England Blackbutt - Whitetop Box moist shrub – grass tall open forest of the lower North Coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum open forest on coastal foothills and escarpment of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany - Spotted Gum moist open forest in the Washpool area of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum shrub - grass tall open forest on ranges of lower North Coast
      • White Mahogany - Turpentine moist shrubby tall open forest
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    • Northern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue Mountains Ash - Turpentine shrubby tall open forest on rocky slopes of the Lower North Coast
      • Brown Barrel - gum moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Brown Barrel moist open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood tall moist forest in the Washpool area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Messmate - Brown Barrel grassy open forest of escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate - Die-hard Stringybark semi-mesic ferny tall open forest of Barrington Tops
      • Messmate - Mountain Gum tall moist forest of the far southern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate grassy tall open forest on Barrington and Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • Messmate open forest of the tableland edge of the NSW North Coast Bioregionand New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Messmate tall moist open forest of the escarpment ranges, southern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Mountain Gum - Brown Barrel - Snow Gum shrub - grass tall open forest of northern Barrington Tops
      • New England Blackbutt - Forest Ribbon Gum grassy tall open forest of the Northern Tablelands escarpment
      • New England Blackbutt - Messmate open forest of eastern parts of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Round-leaved Gum - Messmate open forest of the eastern edge of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist shrubby forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood semi-mesic tall open forest at intermediate altitudes of lower North Coast
      • New England Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest on escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt tall moist forest of the escarpment ranges of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Round-leaved Gum open forest of the tableland edge of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Silvertop Stringybark very tall wet open forest on protected slopes on the Liverpool Range / north coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Tallowwood - Soft Corkwood moist forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Tallowwood semi-mesic tall open forest at intermediate altitudes of the lower North Coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White-topped Box open forest of the escarpment ranges of the North Coast
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