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Tate's shrew rat (Tateomys rhinogradoides) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is found only in central Sulawesi, Indonesia, where it has been recorded on Mount Latimodjong (Mount Rantemario), Mount Tokala, and Mount Nokilalaki. The species is named after American zoologist George Henry Hamilton Tate.[3]

Tate's shrew rat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Tateomys
T. rhinogradoides
Binomial name
Tateomys rhinogradoides
Musser, 1969
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  1. ^ Musser, G. & Ruedas, L. (2008). "Tateomys rhinogradoides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  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. 1508. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2009-09-28). The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 405. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9. OCLC 270129903.