A NEW SPECIES OF RATTUS FROM THE MOUNTAINS OF WEST FLORES, INDONESIA

WA Museum Records and Supplements | Updated 8 years ago

Abstract: Rattus hainaldi sp. novo is described from Gunung Ranakah near Ruteng. West Flores. from a single adult male collected from lower montane rainforest at ca. 1300 m altitude. A juvenile male from nearby Ranamese is tentatively referred to this species.

This is the first endemic rodent species in Nusa Tenggara placed unequivocally in Rattus.

Author(s) KITCHENER, D.J., HOW, R.A. AND MAHARADATUNKAMSI : Part 3
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