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



Luzon, Philippines


Biology & Ecology










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. ( 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.


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