Poncelet's giant rat

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Poncelet's Giant Rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Solomys
Species: S. ponceleti
Binomial name
Solomys ponceleti
(Troughton, 1935)

Poncelet's Giant Rat or Poncelet's Naked-tailed Rat (Solomys ponceleti) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.


  • Baillie, J. 1996. Solomys ponceleti. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 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.