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Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Echimyidae
Subfamily: Echimyinae
Genus: Makalata
Husson, 1978

Makalata didelphoides
Makalata macrura
Makalata obscura
Makalata rhipidura

Makalata is a genus of rodents in the family Echimyidae.[1] It contains the following species:

Toromys grandis and Pattonomys occasius have been placed in Makalata by some authorities.[1]


  1. ^ a b Woods, C.A.; Kilpatrick, C.W. (2005). "Infraorder Hystricognathi". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1538–1600. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.