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Polynesian rat, Rattus exulans, VT372

Physical Description

Study skin of a rat mounted flat on a cardboard mounting plate.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 2 x 90 x 265mm
Weight: 55g
Length: 244mm
Length (Tail): 133mm
Length (Ear): 16mm
Length (Foot cu): 25mm
Length (Foot su): 23.5mm



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