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Lenomys grovesi Musser, 2015

Groves's Sulawesi giant rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 2820 ± 210 BP (Musser, 2015)

 

Distribution

Sulawesi, Indonesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Musser, Guy G. (2015). Characterisation of the endemic Sulawesi Lenomys meyeri (Muridae, Murinae) and the description of a new species of Lenomys, pp. 13-50. In: Behie, Alison M. and Oxenham, Marc F. (eds.). Taxonomic Tapestries: The Threads of Evolutionary, Behavioural and Conservation Research. Canberra: ANU Press.

 

Other references:

https://www.planet-mammiferes.org/drupal/en/node/38?indice=Lenomys+grovesi

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/23110/lenomys-grovesi

 

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