Rattus koopmani Musser & Holden, 1991:389

Peleng Island rat, Koopman's rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1938

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Pulau Peleng, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Musser, G. G. and Holden, M. E. (1991). Sulawesi rodents (Muridae: Murinae): Morphological and geographical boundaries of species in the Rattus hoffmanni group and a new species from Pulau Peleng. In: T. A. Griffiths and D. Klingener (eds), Contributions to mammalogy in honor of Karl F. Koopman, pp. 1-432. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.


Other references:

Musser, G. and Ruedas, L. (2008). Rattus koopmani. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 16 September 2012.


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