Paraleptomys

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Paraleptomys
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Paraleptomys
Tate & Archbold, 1941
Species

Paraleptomys rufilatus
Paraleptomys wilhelmina

Paraleptomys.PNG
Distribution map on New Guinea

Paraleptomys is a genus of rodent from New Guinea. It is considered part of the New Guinea Old Endemics, meaning it was part of the first wave of murine rodents to colonize the island.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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.