Komodo rat

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Komodo rat
Temporal range: recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Komodomys
Musser & Boeadi, 1980
Species: K. rintjanus
Binomial name
Komodomys rintjanus
(Sody, 1941)

The Komodo rat (Komodomys rintjanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found only in Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.