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Species profile—Rattus norvegicus (Muridae)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Rattus norvegicus (brown rat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Species
Rattus norvegicus (brown rat)
Alternate name
white rat
sewer rat
Taxonomy Author
(Berkenhout, 1769)
Endemicity
Introduced
Other resources
Atlas of Living Australia

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
20 October 2014
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