Rattus Fischer, 1803

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaRodentiaMuridae

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  • 69

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Full Name

Rattus Fischer, 1803

Common names

  • Old World rats eng
  • Rats eng
  • Ratten deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Rodentia
family
Muridae
genus
Rattus
species
69
 
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Bibliography

Hugghins,E. J. (1949) A survey of the helminths and ectoparasites of rats, Rattus rattus frugivorous Rafinesque and Sigmodon hispidus hispidus Say and Ord, in Brazos County, Texas
DOI:http://phthiraptera.info/node/48253

Nechaeva,L. K.,Kozlov,A. N.,Zhovtyi,I. F. (1981) Ectoparasites of the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus norvegicus Berk. 1769 in northern Kazakhstan
DOI:http://phthiraptera.info/node/46643

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117245322) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.