Japen rat

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Japen rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species: R. jobiensis
Binomial name
Rattus jobiensis
Rümmler, 1935

The Japen rat (Rattus jobiensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found only in Yapen, Biak-Supiori, and Owi islands of West Papua, Indonesia.


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