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The Timor rat (Rattus timorensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Indonesian West Timor. It is known from a specimen collected near the summit of Mount Mutis.

Timor rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
R. timorensis
Binomial name
Rattus timorensis
Kitchener, Aplin & Boeadi, 1991


  1. ^ Clayton, E. & Kennerley, R. (2017). "Rattus timorensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T19367A22445524. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T19367A22445524.en. Retrieved 8 November 2017.