The Ryukyu Long-tailed Giant Rat or Ryukyu Rat (Diplothrix legatus) is a species of rodent in the Muridae family. It is the only species in the genus Diplothrix. It is found only in Japan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
1. ^ http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/6671/0
* Ishii, N. 2000. Diplothrix legatus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
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