Sikkim rat

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Sikkim rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
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[2]


  1. ^ Aplin, K.; Frost, A.; Chakraborty, S.; Molur, S. & Nameer, P.O. (2016). "Rattus andamanensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T19361A115149094. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T19361A22446146.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Himalayan field rat" Encyclopædia Britannica Online