Mentawai long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys siporanus)

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Mentawai long-tailed giant rat fact file

Mentawai long-tailed giant rat description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyMuridae
GenusLeopoldamys (1)

Information on the Mentawai long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys siporanus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Mentawai archipelago Leopoldamys.
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Mentawai long-tailed giant rat status

The Mentawai long-tailed giant rat is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).
 

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Mentawai long-tailed giant rat, dead specimen  
Mentawai long-tailed giant rat, dead specimen

© Tony Whitten

Tony Whitten
Fauna & Flora International
Jupiter House
Station Road
Cambridge
CB1 2JD
United Kingdom
tony.whitten@fauna-flora.org

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