Antillean giant rice rat (Megalomys desmarestii)

Also known as: Desmarest's pilorie
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMegalomys (1)

Classified as Extinct (EX) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the Antillean giant rice rat is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org