Lamia (animal)

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This article is about a rodent species. For the beetle genus, see Lamia textor. For other uses, see Lamia.
Lamia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Chiruromys
Species: C. lamia
Binomial name
Chiruromys lamia
(Thomas, 1897)

The lamia (Chiruromys lamia), also known as the broad-headed tree mouse, is found chiefly in southeastern New Guinea. It is arboreal, living in hollow tree nests, and is found at elevations of 1,200–2,300 metres (3,900–7,500 ft).

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