Emperor rat

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Emperor rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Uromys
Species: U. imperator
Binomial name
Uromys imperator
(Thomas, 1888)

The emperor rat (Uromys imperator) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Solomon Islands. It is rated as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, but may already be extinct.