Species Details : Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Accepted scientific name:
Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 7 literature references for Rattus rattus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Epimys chionogaster Lönnberg, 1916 (synonym) 2 literature references for Epimys chionogaster Lönnberg, 1916
Epimys kelaarti Wroughton, 1915 (synonym) 2 literature references for Epimys kelaarti Wroughton, 1915
Hapalotis arboricola Gould, 1863 (synonym) 2 literature references for Hapalotis arboricola Gould, 1863
Mus alexandrinorattus Fatio, 1902 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus alexandrinorattus Fatio, 1902
Mus alexandrinus Desmarest, 1819 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus alexandrinus Desmarest, 1819
Mus alexandrinus É. Geoffroy, 1803 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus alexandrinus É. Geoffroy, 1803
Mus arboreus Horsfield, 1851 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus arboreus Horsfield, 1851
Mus asiaticus Gray, 1837 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus asiaticus Gray, 1837
Mus atratus Miller, 1902 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus atratus Miller, 1902
Mus atridorsum Miller, 1903 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus atridorsum Miller, 1903
Mus ceylonus Kelaart, 1850 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus ceylonus Kelaart, 1850
Mus crassipes Blyth, 1859 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus crassipes Blyth, 1859
Mus erythronotus Temminck, 1845 (synonym) 3 literature references for Mus erythronotus Temminck, 1845
Mus flavescens Elliot, 1839 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus flavescens Elliot, 1839
Mus flaviventris Brants, 1827 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus flaviventris Brants, 1827
Mus galapagoensis Waterhouse, 1839 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus galapagoensis Waterhouse, 1839
Mus griseocaeruleus Higgins and Petterd, 1883 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus griseocaeruleus Higgins and Petterd, 1883
Mus infralineatus Blyth, 1863 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus infralineatus Blyth, 1863
Mus insularis Waterhouse, 1839 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus insularis Waterhouse, 1839
Mus jujensis Lönnberg, 1916 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus jujensis Lönnberg, 1916
Mus kandianus Kelaart, 1850 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus kandianus Kelaart, 1850
Mus kandiyanus Kelaart, 1887 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus kandiyanus Kelaart, 1887
Mus kijabius J. A. Allen, 1909 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus kijabius J. A. Allen, 1909
Mus latipes Bennett, 1835 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus latipes Bennett, 1835
Mus leucogaster Pictet, 1841 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus leucogaster Pictet, 1841
Mus muansae Matschie, 1911 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus muansae Matschie, 1911
Mus nemoralis Selys-Longchamps, 1841 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus nemoralis Selys-Longchamps, 1841
Mus novaezelandiae Buller, 1871 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mus novaezelandiae Buller, 1871
Mus picteti Schinz, 1845 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus picteti Schinz, 1845
Mus rattus ater Millais, 1905 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus rattus ater Millais, 1905
Mus rattus brookei Crew, 1923 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus rattus brookei Crew, 1923
Mus rattus intermedius Ninni, 1882 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus rattus intermedius Ninni, 1882
Mus rattus jurassicus Burg, 1921 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus rattus jurassicus Burg, 1921
Mus rufescens Gray, 1837 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus rufescens Gray, 1837
Mus samharensis Heuglin, 1877 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mus samharensis Heuglin, 1877
Mus subcaeruleus Lesson, 1842 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus subcaeruleus Lesson, 1842
Mus sylvestris Pictet, 1841 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus sylvestris Pictet, 1841
Mus tectorum Savi, 1825 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus tectorum Savi, 1825
Mus tectorum fuliginosus Bonaparte, 1833 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus tectorum fuliginosus Bonaparte, 1833
Mus tetragonurus Kelaart, 1850 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus tetragonurus Kelaart, 1850
Mus tompsoni Ramsay, 1881 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus tompsoni Ramsay, 1881
Mus variabilis Higgins and Petterd, 1883 (synonym) 2 literature references for Mus variabilis Higgins and Petterd, 1883
Musculus frugivorus Rafinesque, 1814 (synonym) 2 literature references for Musculus frugivorus Rafinesque, 1814
Myoxus siculae Lesson, 1827 (synonym) 2 literature references for Myoxus siculae Lesson, 1827
Rattus domesticus Fitzinger, 1867 (synonym) 3 literature references for Rattus domesticus Fitzinger, 1867
Rattus domesticus albus Fitzinger, 1867 (synonym) 3 literature references for Rattus domesticus albus Fitzinger, 1867
Rattus domesticus ater Fitzinger, 1867 (synonym) 3 literature references for Rattus domesticus ater Fitzinger, 1867
Rattus domesticus fulvaster Fitzinger, 1867 (synonym) 3 literature references for Rattus domesticus fulvaster Fitzinger, 1867
Rattus domesticus fuscus Fitzinger, 1867 (synonym) 3 literature references for Rattus domesticus fuscus Fitzinger, 1867
Rattus domesticus varius Fitzinger, 1867 (synonym) 3 literature references for Rattus domesticus varius Fitzinger, 1867
Rattus norvegicus longicaudus Mori, 1937 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus norvegicus longicaudus Mori, 1937
Rattus rattus chionogaster Cabrera, 1921 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus chionogaster Cabrera, 1921
Rattus rattus girensis Hinton, 1918 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus girensis Hinton, 1918
Rattus rattus narbadae Hinton, 1918 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus narbadae Hinton, 1918
Rattus rattus nericola Cabrera, 1921 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus nericola Cabrera, 1921
Rattus rattus ruthenus Ognev and Stroganov, 1936 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus ruthenus Ognev and Stroganov, 1936
Rattus rattus sueirensis Cabrera, 1921 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus sueirensis Cabrera, 1921
Rattus rattus wroughtoni Hinton, 1919 (synonym) 2 literature references for Rattus rattus wroughtoni Hinton, 1919
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Black Rat English - Click here to show the literature
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House Rat English - Click here to show the literature
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Roof Rat English - Click here to show the literature
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rat noir French - Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Mammalia ITIS Global
Order Rodentia ITIS Global
Superfamily Muroidea ITIS Global
Family Muridae ITIS Global
Genus Rattus ITIS Global
Distribution: Africa; Australia; Caribbean; Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China); Middle America; North America; Oceania; South America; Southern Asia
Environment: -
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Musser G.G., 30-Apr-2015
Source database: ITIS Global, Jun 2017   99%
Bibliographic citation: Tom Orrell (custodian), Dave Nicolson (ed). (2019). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Jun 2017). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2019. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
Online resource: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=180362
Conversion date: 2019-05-01 01:30:42