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Ship rat, Rattus rattus, VT447

Physical Description

Study skin of a rat mounted on a cardboard plate. Specimen is flat and dorsoventrally compressed.

Field Collection

In bush.
Pregnant 5.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1 x 100 x 300mm
Length (Tail): 209mm
Length (ear): 23mm
Length (Foot cu): 35.5mm
Length (Foot su): 32mm
Length: 384mm
Weight: 208.5g

Sex

Female

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