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The Northern Sulawesi echiothrix or Sulawesi spiny rat[1] (Echiothrix leucura) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is endemic to northeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Northern Sulawesi echiothrix
Echiothrix leucura.png
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Echiothrix
E. leucura
Binomial name
Echiothrix leucura
Gray, 1867
Distribution of Echiothrix leucura.PNG


  1. ^ a b Musser, G.; Ruedas, L. (2008). "Echiothrix leucura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2015-03-15.
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1321. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.