Papagomys

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Papagomys
Holotypes of Papagomys theodorverhoeveni (above) and Papagomys armandvillei (below), with four diagnostic characteristics marked.
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Infraclass:Eutheria
Order:Rodentia
Family:Muridae
Subfamily:Murinae
Genus:Papagomys
Sody, 1941
Species

Papagomys armandvillei
Papagomys theodorverhoeveni

 
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Papagomys
Holotypes of Papagomys theodorverhoeveni (above) and Papagomys armandvillei (below), with four diagnostic characteristics marked.
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Infraclass:Eutheria
Order:Rodentia
Family:Muridae
Subfamily:Murinae
Genus:Papagomys
Sody, 1941
Species

Papagomys armandvillei
Papagomys theodorverhoeveni

Papagomys is a genus of very large rats in the tribe Rattini of the subfamily Murinae. It contains two species, which are known only from the Indonesian island of Flores:[1]

References

  1. ^ Musser and Carleton, 2005; Zijlstra et al., 2008; Aplin and Helgen, 2010

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