Anthony's woodrat

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Anthony's woodrat
Extinct  (1926?)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Neotoma
Species: N. anthonyi
Binomial name
Neotoma anthonyi
J.A Allen, 1898

Anthony's woodrat (Neotoma anthonyi) is an extinct species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It was found only on Isla Todos Santos in Baja California Norte, Mexico. They are thought to have been driven to extinction through predation from feral cats.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.