| Papagomys theodorverhoeveni|
Papagomys, Murids, Mammal, Rodent, Flores giant rat
Verhoeven's giant tree rat Wikipedia
Verhoeven's giant tree rat (Papagomys theodorverhoeveni) is an extinct rat of subfamily Murinae that lived on Flores in Indonesia. It was assessed as being extinct in 1996. However, experts believe that it died out before 1500 AD. The species is known only from several subfossil fragments. It was named after Dutch priest Theodor Verhoeven.