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Sulawesian shrew rat

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The Sulawesian shrew rat (Melasmothrix naso) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Melasmothrix. It is found only in central Sulawesi, Indonesia, and is known from the localities of Rano Rano and Mount Nokilalaki.

Sulawesian shrew rat
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Melasmothrix
Miller & Hollister, 1921
M. naso
Binomial name
Melasmothrix naso


  1. ^ Gerrie, R. & Kennerley, R. (2017). "Melasmothrix naso". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T13079A22429177. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T13079A22429177.en. Retrieved 14 December 2017.