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Rattus exulans

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Mus exulans was named by Peale (1848). It is extant.

It was recombined as Rattus exulans by Worthy (1997).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Mus exulans Peale
1997Rattus exulans Worthy p. 112

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Mammaliamorpha
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
GliriformesWyss and Meng 1996
Glires()
Simplicidentata()
orderRodentiaBowdich 1821
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
Eumuroida
familyMuridaeIlliger 1811
subfamilyMurinae
genusRattusFischer 1803
speciesexulans(Peale 1848)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Rattus exulans Peale 1848
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingg
Diet: herbivoref
Diet 2: insectivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2012-05-15 12:53:50
Modified: 2012-05-14 21:53:50
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Nowak 1991, Ji et al. 2002, Samuels and Van Valkenburgh 2008, Lillegraven 1979

Age range: Holocene or 0.01170 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (54 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0New Zealand Rattus exulans (182103 182104)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Northern Mariana Islands Rattus exulans (194625 194630 194631 194632 194633 194634 194635 194637 194640 194641 194642 194646 194647 194649)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Niue Rattus exulans (193848 193851 193853 193854 193856 193866 193867)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0New Zealand Rattus exulans (181846 181847 181848 181849 195150)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0New Caledonia Rattus exulans (193989)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0New Zealand (South Island) Rattus exulans (215380 215387 215388 215389 215391 215395 215403 215415 215416 215417 215419 215420 215421 215422 215578 215579 215583 215613 215616 215617)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Marshall Islands Rattus exulans (194995 194997 194998 194999)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Cook Islands Rattus exulans (193448)