Cameron Highlands white-bellied rat

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Cameron Highlands white-bellied rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Niviventer
Species: N. cameroni
Binomial name
Niviventer cameroni
Chasen, 1940

The Cameron Highlands white-bellied rat (Niviventer cameroni) , also known as the Cameron Highlands niviventer, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It has only been found in the mountain forests of the Cameron Highlands on the Malay Peninsula at an altitude of 1,500–2,000 metres (5,000–6,600 ft).[2]


  1. ^ Musser, G. & Ruedas, L. (2008). "Niviventer cameroni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  2. ^ 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. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.