Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- 1996Lower Risk/near threatened(Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
Forrest's mouse (Leggadina forresti), or desert short-tailed mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Australia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland habitat of tussock grasslands, stony salt bush and spinifex hillsides along with riparian Coolabah forests of central Australia.