Long-tailed mountain rat

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Long-tailed mountain rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Niviventer
Species: N. rapit
Binomial name
Niviventer rapit
(Bonhote, 1903)

The long-tailed mountain rat (Niviventer rapit) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to Borneo and found in Indonesia and Malaysia.[1][2] Recorded at elevations of 940–3,360 m (3,080–11,020 ft) above sea level, it is a poorly known species but presumably common, assumed to inhabit forests and scrubland.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Ruedas, L., Helgen, K., Lunde, D., Musser, G. & Aplin, K. (2008). "Niviventer rapit". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14825A4463673. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.