Crunomys celebensis Musser, 1982

Sulawesi shrew mouse, Celebes shrew rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: mid-1970's

Rediscovered in 2011 or 2012

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Sulawesi (=Celebes), Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Musser, G.G. (1982). Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 110. Crunomys and the small-bodied shrew rats native to the Philippine islands and Sulawesi (Celebes). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 174: 1-95.


Other references:

Achmadi, Anang Setiawan, Rowe, Kevin C. and Esselstyn, Jacob A. (2014). New records of two rarely encountered, endemic rats (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae) from Gunung Gandangdewata, West Sulawesi Province. Treubia 41: 51-60.

Musser, G. G. and Carleton, M. D. (2005). Superfamily Muroidea. In: D. E. Wilson and D. A. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World: a geographic and taxonomic reference, pp. 894-1531. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA.

Musser, G. and Ruedas, L. (2008). Crunomys celebensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 24 May 2015.


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