Diatomyidae

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Diatomyidae
Temporal range: Early Oligocene - Recent
Laonastes aenigmamus - young male JP Hugot PLOS ONE.jpg
Young male Laotian rock rat, Laonastes aenigmamus
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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).