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Rattus sanila (Flannery & White, 1991:102)

New Ireland forest rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rattus mordax sanila Flannery & White, 1991:102 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: Holocene

 

Distribution

New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Flannery, Timothy F. and White, J. P. (1991). Animal translocation: zoogeography of New Ireland mammals. National Geographic Research and Exploration 7: 96-113.

 

Other references:

Flannery, Timothy F. (1995). Mammals of the South-west Pacific and Moluccan Islands. Comstock/Cornell, Ithaca, NY, 464 pp.

Turvey, Samuel T. (2009). Holocene mammal extinctions. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (editor) (2009). Holocene extinctions. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/21421/rattus-sanila

 

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