Margaretamys

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Margaretamys
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Margaretamys
Musser, 1981
Species

Margaretamys beccarii
Margaretamys christinae
Margaretamys elegans
Margaretamys parvus

Margaretamys is a genus of rodent in the family Muridae endemic to the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.[1] It contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1359. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Mortelliti, A. et al. 2012: A new species of Margaretamys (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae: Rattini) from Pegunungan Mekongga, southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. Tropical zoology, 25(2): 74–107. doi:10.1080/03946975.2012.696439
  3. ^ http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0724-hance-christines-rat.html New mammal discovered in Indonesia Jeremy Hance 24 July 2012