Tenasserim white-bellied rat

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Tenasserim White-bellied Rat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Niviventer
Species: N. tenaster
Binomial name
Niviventer tenaster
(Thomas, 1916)

The Tenasserim White-bellied Rat (Niviventer tenaster) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is named after the Tenasserim Hills and is found above 1,000 m in forested limestone mountainous areas. Its distribution includes India,[citation needed] Myanmar (Arakan Mountains, Dawna Range and the Bilauktaung range of the Tenasserim Hills), Thailand (Thanon Thong Chai Range), Cambodia (southern end of the Cardamom Mountains, Laos and Vietnam (Annamite Range), and China (southern Yunnan and Hainan).[1]

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