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Temporal range: Pleistocene to Recent
Melomys cervinipes.jpg
Melomys cervinipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Melomys
Thomas, 1922

Melomys aerosus
Melomys arcium
Melomys bannisteri
Melomys bougainville
Melomys burtoni
Melomys capensis
Melomys caurinus
Melomys cervinipes
Melomys cooperae
Melomys dollmani
Melomys fraterculus
Melomys frigicola
Melomys fulgens
Melomys howi
Melomys leucogaster
Melomys lutillus
Melomys matambuai
Melomys obiensis
Melomys paveli
Melomys rubicola
Melomys rufescens
Melomys spechti
Melomys talaudium

Melomys is a genus of rodent in the family Muridae. It contains the following species:


  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.