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SPECIES Komodomys rintjanus

Author:Sody, 1941.
Citation:Treubia, 18: 310.
Common Name:Nusa Tenggara Komodomys
Type Locality:Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara, Pulau Rintja, Lohoboeaja.
Distribution:Nusa Tenggara: islands of Rintja, Padar, and Flores; probably occurs on other islands in the Lesser Sunda chain (e.g., Komodo).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Populations on Rintja and Padar are represented by modern samples, that from Flores by subfossil fragments recovered from sediments 4000-3000 years old (Musser, 1981c; undescribed material studied by Musser).
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