The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Lenomys grovesi Musser, 2015

Groves's Sulawesi giant rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

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



Sulawesi, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










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.


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