Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769)Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Mammalia   >   Order Rodentia   >   Family Muridae   >   Genus Rattus   


Host to the flea Nosopsyllus fasciatus, which was introduced to North America along with this species (Eckerlin, 2011).

There are 57 records in the project database.

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A Norway Rat in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/3/2016). Photo by Joyce Stevens. (MBP list)

A Norway Rat found dead in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/11/2014). Photo by Jane Marlow. (MBP list)

Norway Rat in Howard Co., Maryland (2/20/2017). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

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