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Saturday 25 November 2017

Species Sheet


Isabel Naked-tailed Rat, Isabel Giant Rat; Isabel Solomys

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Classification - Taxonomy

CLASS Mammals
 ORDER  Rodentia
  FAMILY   Muridae
   SUBFAMILY    Murinae
    SUBGENUS     Solomys
       LATIN NAME      Solomys sapientis
AUTHOR  (Thomas, 1902)
SYNONYMS  Melomys sapientis - 
HISTORIC  
NOTES  

Location- Threatened

DISTRIBUTION  Endemic to Isabel Isls (Solomon Isls, Santa Isabel Is)
STATUS  IUCN 1996 : Vulnerable - IUCN 2009 : Endangered   B1ab(iii)

SUBSPECIES

 Describ subspecies = 0 ; Valid in taxonomy = 0
 Possible listed subspecies =
0
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