Diatomyidae

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Diatomyidae
Temporal range: Early Oligocene - Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Family: Diatomyidae
Mein & Ginsburg, 1997
Genera

Laonastes
Diatomys
Fallomus
Marymus
Willmus

Diatomyidae is a family of suborder Hystricomorpha, are rodents found in Asia. It is currently represented by a single known living species, the Laotian rock rat (Laonastes aenigmamus).