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Scientific Name
Spelaeomys florensis
Author
Hooijer, 1957:306
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Flores cave rat, Flores Island spelaeomys
Locality
Flores, Indonesia
Last Record
?
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7131/spelaeomys-florensis-flores-island
Hypodigm
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Hooijer, D. A. (1957). Three new giant prehistoric rats from Flores, Lesser Sunda Islands. Zoologische Mededelingen 35: 299-314.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Elisa Locatelli, Rokus Awe Due, Gert D. van den Bergh and Lars W. van den Hoek Ostende. (2012). [url=https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1054&context=smhpapers]Pleistocene survivors and Holocene extinctions: The giant rats from Liang Bua (Flores, Indonesia)[/url]. Quaternary International 281: 47-57.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.
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