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Species profile—Rattus rattus (Muridae)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Muridae (rats and mice) → Rattus rattus (black rat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Muridae (rats and mice)
Species
Rattus rattus (black rat)
Alternate name
European black rat
ship rat
Taxonomy Author
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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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