Great Key Island giant rat

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Great Key Island Uromys[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Uromys
Species: U. siebersi
Binomial name
Uromys siebersi
Thomas, 1923

The Great Key Island giant rat, or Great Key Island uromys (Uromys siebersi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Musser, G. G.; Carleton, M. D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Chiozza, F. (2008). Uromys siebersi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 18 May 2010.