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Carpomys melanurus Thomas, 1895 (1898?)

Greater dwarf cloud rat, Large Luzon carpomys, Short-footed Luzon tree rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1895 (1896?)

Rediscovered in 24 April 2008

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Luzon, Philippines

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Heaney, L., Balete, D., Rosell-Ambal, G., Tabaranza, B. & Ong, P. (2008). Carpomys melanurus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 13 December 2013.

Thomas, O. (1898). On the mammals obtained by Mr John Whitehead during his recent expedition to the Philippines. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 14: 377-412.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-05/fm-dcr050108.php

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/11066/carpomys-melanurus

 

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