Chestnut white-bellied rat

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Chestnut white-bellied rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Niviventer
Species: N. fulvescens
Binomial name
Niviventer fulvescens
(Gray, 1847)

The chestnut white-bellied rat (Niviventer fulvescens) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


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