Tapulao shrew rat

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Rhynchomys tapulao
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rhynchomys
Species: R. tapulao
Binomial name
Rhynchomys tapulao
Balete, Rickart, Rosell-Ambal, Jansa & Heaney, 2007

Tapulao shrew rat (Rhynchomys tapulao) is rodent in the subfamily Murinae. It was described in 2007.


  • Balete, D.S.; Rickart, E.A.; Rosell-Ambal, R.G.B.; Jansa, S.; Heaney, L.R. 2007. Descriptions of two new species of Rhynchomys Thomas (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae) from Luzon Island, Philippines. Journal of Mammalogy 88 (2): 287-301.