Spiny long-footed rat

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Spiny long-footed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Tarsomys
Species: T. echinatus
Binomial name
Tarsomys echinatus
Musser & Heaney, 1992
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The spiny long-footed rat (Tarsomys echinatus), also known as the Mindanao spiny rat,[1] is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2]

It is found only in Mindanao, Philippines, in Bukidnon and South Cotabato provinces. It has been recorded in lowland areas around Mount Kitanglad and Mount Matutum.


  1. ^ a b Heaney, L.; Balete, D. (2008). "Tarsomys echinatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2015-03-15. 
  2. ^ 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. 1507. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.