Samiksha Jaiswal

Sulawesian shrew rat

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Mammalia
Family  Muridae
Scientific name  Melasmothrix naso
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Rodentia
Subfamily  Murinae
Rank  Species
Similar  Hadromys, Chrotomys, Indian bush rat, Maxomys, Aethomys

The Sulawesian shrew rat (Melasmothrix naso) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Melasmothrix. It is found only in central Sulawesi, Indonesia, and is known from the localities of Rano Rano and Mount Nokilalaki.

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Sulawesian shrew rat Wikipedia


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