Giluwe rat

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Giluwe rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species group: R. leucopus
Species: R. giluwensis
Binomial name
Rattus giluwensis
Hill, 1960

The Giluwe rat (Rattus giluwensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Papua New Guinea, on Mount Giluwe and the subalpine grasslands of the Kaijende Highlands.


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