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Rattus giluwensis Hill, 1960

Giluwe rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1983

Rediscovered in 2005

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern

 

Distribution

Papua New Guinea

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Flannery, Timothy F. (1995). The Mammals of New Guinea, 2nd edition. Reed Books, Sydney, Australia.

Gerrie, R. & Kennerley, R. (2016). Rattus giluwensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T19318A22444795. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T19318A22444795.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

Helgen, K.M. 2007. Chapter 4 The mammal fauna of the Kaijende Highlands, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea. In: Richards, S.J. (ed.), A Rapid Biodiversity Assessment of the Kaijende Highlands, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, pp. 52-68. Conservation International.

Helgen, K.M., and Opiang, M.D. 2013. Chapter 20 Notes on the high elevation mammal fauna of the Kaijende Highlands, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea. Rapid Biological Assessment of the Nakanai Mountains and the upper Strickland Basin: surveying the biodiversity of Papua New Guinea's sublime karst environments, pp. 235-245. Conservation International.

Taylor, J.M., Calaby, J.H. and Van Deusen, H.M. 1982. A revision of the genus Rattus in the New Guinean region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 173: 177-336.

 

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