Long-tailed giant rat

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Long-tailed giant rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Leopoldamys
Species: L. sabanus
Binomial name
Leopoldamys sabanus
(Thomas, 1887)

The long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys sabanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.


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  • 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.