> Diplomys rufodorsalis
Diplomys rufodorsalis (red crested tree rat)
Santamartamys is a monotypic genus of rodent in family Echimyidae, containing only the red-crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis). It is nocturnal and is believed to feed on plant matter, and is mainly rufous, with young specimens having a grey coat.
|Adult Weight  ||144.8 grams|
|Top 100 Endangered  ||Yes|
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Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals.
Ecology 84:3403 ♦ 2
Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species.
Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER