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Ernst Mayr's Water Rat
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Information
Range Foja Mountains of Papua Province, Indonesia, and in the mountains of northeastern Papua New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Muridae
Genus Leptomys
Species Leptomys ernstmayri
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Ernst Mayr's water rat (Leptomys ernstmayri), is a species of murid in the family Muridae, named for evolutionary biologist Ernst Mayr. It is found in the Foja Mountains of Papua Province, Indonesia, and in the mountains of northeastern Papua New Guinea.

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