Sikkim rat

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Sikkim rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species: R. andamanensis
Binomial name
Rattus andamanensis
(Blyth, 1860)

R. sikkimensis Hinton, 1919

The Sikkim rat (Rattus andamanensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. The rat's coloring is brownish upperparts and a white underside[1]


  1. ^ "Himalayan field rat" Encyclopædia Britannica Online