Lorentz's mosaic-tailed rat

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Lorentz's mosaic-tailed rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Paramelomys
Species: P. lorentzii
Binomial name
Paramelomys lorentzii
(Jentink, 1908)

Lorentz's mosaic-tailed rat (Paramelomys lorentzii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.


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