Rattus praetor (Thomas, 1888)

James H. Honacki, Kenneth E. Kinman & James W. Koeppl, 1982, Order Rodentia (Part 5), Mammal Species of the World (1 st Edition), Lawrence, Kansas, USA: Alien Press, Inc. & The Association of Systematics Collections, pp. 504-560 : 552

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7353037

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7211529

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scientific name

Rattus praetor (Thomas, 1888)
status

 

Rattus praetor (Thomas, 1888) . Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 1, 2: 158.

TYPE LOCALITY: Solomon Isis., Guadalcanal Isl., Aola .

DISTRIBUTION: New Guinea; Bismarck Arch.; Solomon Isis.

COMMENT: This name is used in place of ruber (now considered a junior synonym of nitidus ); see Calaby and Taylor, 1980, Zool. Meded., 55:215-219. For information supplementing the original description see Thomas, 1890, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1889:481. Laurie and Hill, 1954:110, included feliceus in ruber , but Musser, 1981, Bull. Am. Mus . Nat. Hist., 169(2): 168, considered feliceus a distinct species from Seram.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Rodentia

Family

Muridae

Genus

Rattus

Loc

Rattus praetor (Thomas, 1888)

James H. Honacki, Kenneth E. Kinman & James W. Koeppl 1982
1982
Loc

Rattus praetor (Thomas, 1888)

Thomas 1888: 158
1888