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Noun1.Hydromys - water rats
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Hydromyinae, subfamily Hydromyinae - water rats of Australia and New Guinea
beaver rat - amphibious rat of Australia and New Guinea
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Two of these, Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus and Water Rat Hydromys chrysogaster, are aquatic and were unlikely to be recorded in this study regime, save for an incidental observation in a creek or wetland.
pumilio from the intestine of the water rat, Hydromys chrysogaster in Australia.
1995) with short, euphonious Aboriginal names appears to be not generally accepted by zoologists, although several names, including Rakali (water rat Hydromys chrysogaster) and Djoongari (Shark Bay mouse Pseudomys fieldi), have appeared in scientific literature.