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Whitehead's spiny rat

Binomial name: Maxomys whiteheadi, Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas, 1894

Whitehead's Spiny Rat (Maxomys whiteheadi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Muridae
Genus
Maxomys
Species
Maxomys whiteheadi

Common names

  • English:
    • Whitehead's spiny rat
    • Whitehead’s Sundaic maxomys

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Whitehead's spiny rat, Maxomys whiteheadi in Thailand
Range map of Maxomys whiteheadi in Thailand