Rattus steini

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Muroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Rattus
Species: Rattus steini

Name[edit]

Holotype: ZMB 45676, adult ♂, skin and skull.

Type locality: “Kunupi [Mt.], Weylandgebirge [=Weyland Mountains], [Province of Papua, Indonesia,] 1400/1800 m.”

Combinations[edit]

  • Rattus leucopus steini Rümmler, 1935: 115 [original combination]
  • Stenomys leucopus steini: Rümmler, 1938: 189 [name combination]
  • Rattus ringens steini: Ellerman, 1949: 69 [name combination]
  • Rattus ruber steini: Tate, 1951: 332 [name combination]
  • Rattus steini: Taylor, Calaby & Van Deusen, 1982: 243 [name combination, elevate to species]

Synonyms[edit]

Holotype: AMNH 110283, adult ♀, skin and skull.

Type locality: “Baliem River, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 1600 m.”

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Helgen, K.M. 2007. A taxonomic and geographic overview of the mammal fauna of Papua. pp. 689–749 in Marshall, A.J. & Beehler, B.M. (eds.). The ecology of Papua. Ecology of Indonesia. Part One. Periplus Editions: Singapore. 784 pp. ISBN 9781462906796 Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Stein’s New Guinea Rat