White-bellied mosaic-tailed rat

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White-bellied mosaic-tailed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Melomys
Species: M. leucogaster
Binomial name
Melomys leucogaster
(Jentink, 1908)

The white-bellied mosaic-tailed rat (Melomys leucogaster) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.


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