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Edwards's long-tailed giant rat

Binomial name: Leopoldamys edwardsi, Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas, 1882

Edwards's long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys edwardsi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found in China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Muridae
Genus
Leopoldamys
Species
Leopoldamys edwardsi

Common names

  • English:
    • Edward’s rat
    • Edwards's long-tailed giant rat

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Range map of Leopoldamys edwardsi in Thailand