Ankarana Special Reserve tufted-tailed rat

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Ankarana Special Reserve tufted-tailed rat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Nesomyidae
Subfamily: Nesomyinae
Genus: Eliurus
Species: E. carletoni
Binomial name
Eliurus carletoni
Goodman, Raheriarisena & Jansa, 2009

Eliurus carletoni (synonymous with Eliurus sp. SAJ-2009a) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. First described in 2009, it is commonly known as the Ankarana Special Reserve tufted-tailed rat. It is endemic to Madagascar, in the Ankarana Special Reserve.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ taxonomy. "Taxonomy browser (Eliurus carletoni)". Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  2. ^ "Eliurus carletoni". Uniprot.org. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  3. ^ Goodman,S.M., Raheriarisena,M. and Jansa,S.A. (2009). A new species of Eliurus Milne Edwards, 1885 (Rodentia: Nesomyinae) from the Reserve Speciale d'Ankarana, northern Madagascar. Bonn. Zool. Beitr. 56 (3):133-149.