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The mountain water rat (Baiyankamys habbema) is a semiaquatic species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is rivers.

Mountain water rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Baiyankamys
B. habbema
Binomial name
Baiyankamys habbema
Tate & Archbold, 1941

Hydromys habbema


  1. ^ Gerrie, R. & Kennerley, R. (2017). "Baiyankamys habbema". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T10311A22409959. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T10311A22409959.en. Retrieved 9 December 2017.