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Coryphomys buehleri

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: †Coryphomys
Species: C. buehleri

Buhler's Coryphomys (Coryphomys buehleri) is an extinct species of giant rat. It is known only from sub-fossil fragments that were found on Timor Island, Indonesia.[2] It is related to the murines of New Guinea.[1]

References

1. ^ a b Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds (2005). Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). p. 1309. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?id=13001300.
2. ^ a b Chiozza, F. (2008). Coryphomys buehleri. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 January 2009.

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