Vogelkop mountain rat

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Vogelkop mountain rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
R. arfakiensis
Binomial name
Rattus arfakiensis
Rümmler, 1935

The Vogelkop mountain rat, Rattus arfakiensis, is a species of rat native to Indonesia.[2] It is found only in the Bird's Head Peninsula (possibly throughout the Arfak Mountains) of Papua Province, Indonesia.


  1. ^ Leary, T. & Wright, D. (2016). "Rattus arfakienis [sic]". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T136526A22443907. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T136526A22443907.en. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1465. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.