Notes on systematics of Indo-Malayan murid rodents, and descriptions of new genera and species from Ceylon, Sulawesi, and the Philippines. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 168, article 3

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"Four groups of murid rodents that were once included in Rattus are taken out of that genus: the Rattus niviventer-group from Southeast Asia and the Sunda Shelf, which is placed in the genus Niviventer; the Rattus sabanus-group, which comprises the genus Leopoldamys, also occurring in Southeast Asia, the Sunda Shelf, and the Mentawai Islands; Rattus ohiensis from Ceylon, which is placed in Srilankamys, new genus; and the Rattus beccarii-group of Sulawesi for which the new gneus, Margaretamys, is proposed not only for beccarii but also for the new species M. elegans and M. parvus. Anonymomys mindorensis, new genus and species, is proposed for an arboreal rat from Mindoro in the Philippines. The genera are diagnosed, described, compared with others, and their contents discussed. Their possible relationships to Lenothrix, Dacnomys, Chiromyscus, and Maxomys, groups that were either once considered to be part of Rattus or at least Rattus-like, are discussed in the context of their affinities relative to Rattus"--P. 229.
p. 229-334 : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-334).