Shaw Mayer's water rat

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Shaw Mayer's water rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Baiyankamys
Species: B. shawmayeri
Binomial name
Baiyankamys shawmayeri
(Hinton, 1943)

Hydromys shawmayeri

Shaw Mayer's water rat (Baiyankamys shawmayeri) is a semiaquatic species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in the mountains of Papua New Guinea.


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