Molaccan prehensile-tailed rat

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Molaccan prehensile-tailed rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
R. morotaiensis
Binomial name
Rattus morotaiensis
Kellogg, 1945

The Molaccan prehensile-tailed rat (Rattus morotaiensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in the Halmahera Islands of Indonesia, including Morotai, Halmahera, and Batjan islands.


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