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. 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. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 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).