Opossum rat

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Opossum rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species: R. marmosurus
Binomial name
Rattus marmosurus
Thomas, 1921

The opossum rat (Rattus marmosurus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in northern and central Sulawesi, Indonesia.


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