Santa Lucia giant rice rat (Megalomys luciae)

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Santa Lucia giant rice rat fact file

Santa Lucia giant rice rat description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMegalomys (1)

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Also known as
Santa Lucian pilorie.
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Santa Lucia giant rice rat status

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

IUCN Red List species status – Extinct

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Santa Lucia giant rice rat specimen, lateral view  
Santa Lucia giant rice rat specimen, lateral view

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