Fly River water rat

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Fly River Water Rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Leptomys
Species: L. signatus
Binomial name
Leptomys signatus
Tate & Archbold, 1938
Distribution map of L. signatus and other species of Leptomys on New Guinea

The Fly River Water Rat (Leptomys signatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.