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Long-tailed giant rat

Binomial name: Leopoldamys sabanus, Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas, 1887

The long-tailed giant rat (Leopoldamys sabanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Long-tailed giant rat
    • Noisy rat

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Long-tailed giant rat, Leopoldamys sabanus in Thailand

Range map of Leopoldamys sabanus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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