Shrewlike rats

Shrewlike rats

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Genus : Rhynchomys

 

Facts about the genus Rhynchomys, the shrewlike rats

Finally, the Philippine Rhynchomys is represented by a rat with two pairs of molars and a long shrew-like nose, the zygomatic arch of the skull being also placed unusually far backward. (Full text)

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