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Rattus tiomanicus  (Miller, 1900)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 585557

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mus jalorensis Bonhote, 1903
    Mus jarak Bonhote, 1905
    Mus julianus Miller, 1903
    Epimys maerens Miller, 1911
    Epimys mara Miller, 1913
    Epimys roa Miller, 1913
    Mus siantanicus Miller, 1900
    Mus tambelanicus Miller, 1900
    Epimys tingius Miller, 1913
    Epimys tua Miller, 1913
    Rattus rattus ambersoni Schwarz and Schwarz, 1967
    Rattus rattus banguei Chasen and Kloss, 1932
    Rattus rattus batin Robinson, 1916
    Rattus rattus delirius Sody, 1941
    Rattus rattus generatius Sody, 1941
    Rattus rattus jemuris Chasen and Kloss, 1931
    Rattus rattus kabanicus Hill, 1960
    Epimys neglectus lamucotanus Lyon, 1911
    Rattus rattus lasurius Sody, 1941
    Rattus rattus luxuriosus Chasen, 1935
    Rattus rattus mangalumis Kloss, 1931
    Epimys rattus pauper Miller, 1913
    Rattus rattus payanus Chasen and Kloss, 1931
    Rattus rattus pemanggis Chasen, 1940
    Rattus rattus perhentianus Chasen, 1940
    Rattus rattus pharus Hill, 1960
    Rattus rattus piperis Schwarz and Schwarz, 1967
    Mus rattus rhionis Thomas and Wroughton, 1909
    Rattus rattus roquei Sody, 1929
    Mus rattus rumpia Robinson and Kloss, 1911
    Rattus rattus sebasianus Sody, 1941
    Rattus rattus sribuatensis Hill, 1960
    Rattus rattus terutavensis Hill, 1960
    Rattus rattus vernalus Sody, 1940
    Epimys rattus viclana Miller, 1913
  Common Name(s): Malaysian Field Rat [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusRattus Fischer, 1803 – Old World Rats  
                                                 SpeciesRattus tiomanicus (Miller, 1900) – Malaysian Field Rat  

  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Rattus tiomanicus    
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Rattus tiomanicus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Rattus tiomanicus, Malaysian Field Rat [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Rattus tiomanicus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Rattus rattus species group. Reviewed by Musser and Califia (1982), who also summarized and provided references documenting the incorrect historical association of tiomanicus and the other synonyms listed here as subspecies of R. rattus. They also pointed out that careful study of inter-island variation among named forms of the R. tiomanicus complex is necessary before relationships among the insular populations can be discerned; more than one species may be represented in what is now viewe...  



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