Species of Thailand

Lesser rice-field rat

Rattus losea, Robert Swinhoe, 1871

The lesser ricefield rat (Rattus losea) is a rodent in the family Muridae. The species was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1871. It is found in China, Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Muridae
Genus
Rattus
Species
Rattus losea

Common names

  • English:
    • Lesser rice-field rat
    • Losea rat

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Lesser rice-field rat range

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