Bougainville mosaic-tailed rat

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Bougainville mosaic-tailed rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Melomys
M. bougainville
Binomial name
Melomys bougainville
Troughton, 1936

The Bougainville mosaic-tailed rat (Melomys bougainville) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found only in Papua New Guinea.


  1. ^ Leary, T.; Wright, D. (2016). "Melomys bougainville". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T13115A22420453. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T13115A22420453.en. Retrieved 21 August 2016.