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SPECIES Abditomys latidens

Author:Sanborn, 1952.
Citation:Fieldiana Zool., 33: 125.
Common Name:Luzon Broad-toothed Rat
Type Locality:Philippines, Luzon Isl, Mountain Province, Mt Data, 7500 ft (2286 m).
Distribution:Greater Luzon Faunal Region; endemic to C and N Luzon where it is know only by a specimen from Laguna Province and another from Mountain Province (Heaney et al., 1998; Musser, 1982a).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:A close phylogenetic relative of Tryphomys adustus, another Luzon endemic (Musser and Heaney, 1992). Taxonomy and morphological data provided by Musser (1982a), who also reviewed the scanty available ecological information. One of the few Indoaustralian murines to bear a nail-like claw on the hallux instead of a claw.
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