Mindoro climbing rat

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Mindoro climbing rat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Anonymomys
Musser, 1981
Species: A. mindorensis
Binomial name
Anonymomys mindorensis
Musser, 1981

The Mindoro climbing rat or Mindoro rat (Anonymomys mindorensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is found only in the Philippines, and is known only from Ilong Peak in the Halcon Mountains. It is the only species in the genus Anonymomys. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Heaney, L. & Esselstyn, J. (2008). "Anonymomys mindorensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Musser, Guy G. "Notes on systematics of Indo-Malayan murid rodents, and descriptions of new genera and species from Ceylon, Sulawesi, and the Philippines. Bulletin of the AMNH; v. 168, article 3." (1981).