Luzon broad-toothed rat

The Luzon broad-toothed rat (Abditomys latidens) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

Luzon broad-toothed rat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Abditomys
Musser, 1982[4]
A. latidens
Binomial name
Abditomys latidens

It is endemic to central and northern Luzon in the Philippines. It is the only member of the genus Abditomys.


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  2. ^ Sanborn, Colin Campbell (1952). "Philippine Zoological Expedition 1946–1947". Fieldiana: Zoology. 33 (2): 125–128.
  3. ^ "Abditomys latidens". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 22 February 2009.
  4. ^ Musser, Guy G. (1982). "Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 107. A New Genus of Arboreal Rat from Luzon Island in the Philippines". American Museum Novitates (2730): 1–23. hdl:2246/5340.