Cape York rat

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Cape York rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species group: R. leucopus
Species: R. leucopus
Binomial name
Rattus leucopus
(Gray, 1867)

The Cape York rat (Rattus leucopus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in southern New Guinea, in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, and in Cape York Peninsula in Australia.