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Batomys dentatus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Batomys
Species: Batomys dentatus


Batomys dentatus G. S. Miller, 1910

Type locality: Philippines, Northern Luzon Island, Benguet Province, Haights-in-the-Oaks, 7000 ft (2134m) elevation

Holotype: USNM 151506


* Batomys dentatus on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* Miller, G.S. 1910. Descriptions of two new genera and sixteen new species of mammals from the Philippine Islands. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 38: 3391-3404.
* A Synopsis of the Mammalian Fauna of the Philippine Islands [1]


The Large-Toothed Hairy-tailed Rat (Batomys dentatus) is a species of rodent in the Muridae family. It is found only in Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.


* Heaney, L. 1996. Batomys dentatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 09 July 2007.
* Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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