Biology:Fly River water rat

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Short description: Species of rodent

Fly River water rat
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Leptomys
L. signatus
Binomial name
Leptomys signatus
Tate & Archbold, 1938
Distribution map of L. signatus and other species of Leptomys on New Guinea:
  Leptomys signatus

The Fly River water rat (Leptomys signatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Wikidata ☰ Q303888 entry