Papagomys

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Papagomys
Papagomys.jpg
Holotypes of Papagomys theodorverhoeveni (above) and Papagomys armandvillei (below), with four diagnostic characteristics marked.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Eutheria
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Papagomys
Sody, 1941
Species

Papagomys armandvillei
Papagomys theodorverhoeveni

Papagomys is a genus of very large rats in the tribe Rattini of the subfamily Murinae. It contains two species, which are known only from the Indonesian island of Flores:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005; Zijlstra et al., 2008; Aplin and Helgen, 2010

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