BANDICOOT-RAT, a large rat (Nesocia bandicota), in habiting India and Ceylon, which measures from 12 to 15 in. to the root of the tail, while the tail itself measures from I 1 to 13 in. It differs from typical rats by its broader incisors, and the less distinct cusps on the molars.
Other species of the genus are found from Palestine to Formosa, as well as in Central Asia. See