Bismarck giant rat

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Bismarck giant rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Uromys
Species: U. neobritannicus
Binomial name
Uromys neobritannicus
Tate & Archbold, 1935

The Bismarck giant rat (Uromys neobritannicus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea.


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