Binomial name: Rattus tanezumi, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1844
The Tanezumi rat (Rattus tanezumi), also known as the Asian rat or Asian house rat, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is closely related to the black rat (Rattus rattus). It is widespread in eastern, southern and south-eastern Asia, being found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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- Rattus tanezumi
- Oriental house rat
- Tanezumi rat
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)