Biak giant rat

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Biak Island uromys[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Uromys
Species: U. boeadii
Binomial name
Uromys boeadii
Groves and Flannery, 1994

The Biak Island uromys or Biak giant rat (Uromys boeadii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1514. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ a b Leary, T.; Seri, L.; Flannery, T.; Wright, D.; Hamilton, S.; Helgen, K.; Singadan, R.; Allison, A.; James, R.; Bonaccorso, F.; et al. (2008). "Uromys boeadii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 May 2010.