Nesomys narindaensis Mein et al.

Narinda Forest Rat (Nesomys narindaensis)

The Narinda Forest Rat was described in 2010, it is known only from subfossil remains that were recovered from deposits in north-western Madagascar.

The species was larger than its three living congeners of which one, the Red Forest Rat (Nesomys rufus Peters), is pictured below.


Red Forest Rat (Nesomys rufus)

Photo: Brian Gratwicke


edited: 14.05.2022