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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Sundamys
Species (3): S. infraluteus – S. maxi – S. muelleri

Sundamys Musser & Newcomb, 1983: 401

Type species: Mus mülleri Jentink, 1879, by original combination.
Primary references

Musser, G.G. & Newcomb, C. 1983. Malayan murids and the giant rat of Sumatra. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 174: 327–598. handle Reference page.


Sundamys in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.

Sundamys is a genus of rodent in the family Muridae, found mostly in Indonesia and Malaysia.[1][2] It contains the following species:

Mountain giant Sunda rat (Sundamys infraluteus)
Bartels's rat (Sundamys maxi)
Müller's giant Sunda rat (Sundamys muelleri)
Annandale's rat (Sundamys annandalei)


Camacho-Sanchez, M., Jennifer A. Leonard, Yuli Fitriana, Marie-Ka Tilak, and Pierre-Henri Fabre. 2017. "The generic status of Rattus annandalei (Bonhote, 1903) (Rodentia, Murinae) and its evolutionary implications." Journal of Mammalogy, 98: 1340-1355
Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Genus Sundamys". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 1503–1504. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

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