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Tokudaia
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Ryukyu Spiny Rat (Tokudaia osimensis)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Muridae
Murinae
Genus Tokudaia

Tokudaia or Ryūkyū spiny rats and spinous country-rats, is a genus of spiny rats native to Japan. population groups exist on several non-contiguous islands. Despite differences in name and appearance, they are the closest living relatives of the Eurasian field mice (Apodemus).

Species

Muennink's Spiny Rat (Johnson, 1946) (Tokudaia muenninki)
Ryukyu Spiny Rat (Y. Abe, 1934) (Tokudaia osimensis)
Tokunoshima Spiny Rat (Endo & Tsuchiya , 2006) (Tokudaia tokunoshimensis)
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