Laonastes aenigmamus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Hystricomorpha

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha

Familia: Diatomyidae
Genus: Laonastes
Species: Laonastes aenigmamus

Name[edit]

Laonastes aenigmamus Jenkins et al., 2005

Nomenclature:
  • Original genus: Laonastes Jenkins et al., 2005
  • Original status: valid species
  • Primary type: holotype
    • Fixation: designated
    • Description: 'adult male skull, body in ethanol'
    • Repository: BMNH 1999.72 (collector's number 20/99)
  • Type locality: 'Vicinity of Ban Mauang and Ban Doy, Thakhek District, south eastern edge of Khammouan Limestone National Biodiversity Conservation Area, Khammouan Province, Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17°33'45"N 104°49'10"E, altitude 160 m asl'

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Laotian rock rat
日本語: ラオスイワネズミ
suomi: Kivirotta
ไทย: หนูหิน