Annandale's rat

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Annandale's rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Sundamys
S. annandalei
Binomial name
Sundamys annandalei
(Bonhote, 1903)

Annandale's rat (Sundamys annandalei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Indonesia (Sumatra), Peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore. It was classified as Rattus annandalei until 2017, but mitochondrial and nuclear DNA show that it belongs to the rat genus Sundamys[2].


  1. ^ Aplin, K. (2016). "Rattus annandalei". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T19321A22443976. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T19321A22443976.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. ^ Camacho-Sanchez, M., Jennifer A. Leonard, Yuli Fitriana, Marie-Ka Tilak, and Pierre-Henri Fabre. 2017. "The generic status of Rattus annandalei (Bonhote, 1903) (Rodentia, Murinae) and its evolutionary implications." Journal of Mammalogy, 98: 1340-1355

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