Andaman rat

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Andaman rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
R. stoicus
Binomial name
Rattus stoicus
(Miller, 1902)

The Andaman rat (Rattus stoicus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to the Andaman Islands, where it has been recorded on Henry Lawrence Island, South Andaman, and Middle Andaman.[1][2] It is a nocturnal species that lives in tropical evergreen forests from sea level to 200 m (660 ft) above sea level.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Molur, S. (2016). "Rattus stoicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T19365A22445793. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T19365A22445793.en.
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.