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Sikkim rat

Binomial name: Rattus andamanensis, Edward Blyth, 1860

The Sikkim rat (Rattus andamanensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. The rat's coloring is brownish upperparts and a white underside.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Indochinese forest rat
    • Sikkim rat

Synonyms

  • Rattus sikkimensis, Hinton (1919)
  • Rattus remotus, Herbert Christopher Robinson & Cecil Boden Kloss (1914)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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