Sulawesi soft-furred rat

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The Sulawesi soft-furred rat (Eropeplus canus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Eropeplus. It is found only in Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Sulawesi soft-furred rat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Eropeplus
Miller & Hollister, 1921
E. canus
Binomial name
Eropeplus canus


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