Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946, 2nd edition
Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8727652
Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)
Comments: Subgenus Pyromys. Dao (1966) described nghialoensis as a subspecies of M. platythrix, which at the time embraced the Indochinese shortridgei. Chromosomal composition of Thai samples, which demonstrate a complex polymorphism, reported by Gropp et al. (1973). Evolutionary history extends back to the late Pliocene of Thailand, based on isolated molars recovered from cave sediments (Chaimanee, 1998)
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