Sulawesi soft-furred rat

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Sulawesi Soft-furred Rat
Temporal range: Recent
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Eropeplus
Miller & Hollister, 1921
Species: E. canus
Binomial name
Eropeplus canus
Miller & Hollister, 1921

The Sulawesi Soft-furred Rat (Eropeplus canus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Eropeplus. It is found only in Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • Baillie, J. 1996. Eropeplus canus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.