Oldfield white-bellied rat

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Oldfield white-bellied rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Niviventer
Species: N. culturatus
Binomial name
Niviventer culturatus
(Thomas, 1917)

The Oldfield white-bellied rat or soft-furred Taiwan niviventer (Niviventer culturatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Taiwan.[1][2][3] It occurs in primary hemlock forests, and sometimes in secondary habitats, at elevations of 2,000–300 m (6,560–980 ft) above sea level.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2008). "Niviventer culturatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14817A4462379. 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. 
  3. ^ "Niviventer culturatus". TaiBNET (Catalogue of Life in Taiwan). Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Retrieved 17 February 2016.