Rattus Fischer, 1803

Denys, Christiane, Missoup, Alain Didier, Nicolas, Violaine, Fülling, Olaf, Delapré, Arnaud, Bilong, Charles Felix Bilong, Taylor, Peter John J. & Hutterer, Rainer, 2014, African highlands as mammal diversity hotspots: new records of Lamottemys okuensis Petter, 1986 (Rodentia: Muridae) and other endemic rodents from Mt Oku, Cameroon, Zoosystema 36 (3), pp. 647-690: 671

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2014n3a6

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6502AA63-E05C-FFBC-19FD-FDDBFE284835

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scientific name

Rattus Fischer, 1803
status

 

Genus Rattus Fischer, 1803   Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Mus rattus Linnaeus, 1758: 61   .

Rattus rattus   – Fischer 1803: 128.

TYPE LOCALITY. — Sweden, Uppsala.

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — ZFMK: Fülling collections: 91.258.

Morphological characters

One specimen was found at 2000 m in Oku village by Fülling (1992). The species was already found in Nyassoso village ( Denys et al. 2009) in the CVL. It is widespead all over the Africa.

ZFMK

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Muridae

Loc

Rattus Fischer, 1803

Denys, Christiane, Missoup, Alain Didier, Nicolas, Violaine, Fülling, Olaf, Delapré, Arnaud, Bilong, Charles Felix Bilong, Taylor, Peter John J. & Hutterer, Rainer 2014
2014
Loc

Mus rattus

Linnaeus 1758: 61
1758
Loc

Rattus rattus

rattus (Linnaeus 1758
1758