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Rattus Fischer 1803 (rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Muridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41923

Synonym: Epimys Trouessart 1881 (taxon 233633)

Parent taxon: Murinae according to L. A. Ruedas and J. A. W. Kirsch 1997

Sister taxa: Antemus, Leopoldamys, Leporillus, Maxomys, Melomys, Mus, Myomys, Niviventer, Otomyini, Potwarmus, Sundamys

Subtaxa: Rattus flavipectus, Rattus norvegicus, Rattus rattus, Rattus sabanus

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Type: Mus decumanus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore