Palawan soft-furred mountain rat

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Palawan Soft-furred Mountain Rat
Temporal range: Recent
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Murinae
Genus: Palawanomys
Musser & Newcomb, 1983
Species: P. furvus
Binomial name
Palawanomys furvus
Musser & Newcomb, 1983

The Palawan Soft-furred Mountain Rat (Palawanomys furvus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Palawanomys. It is found only in the Philippines.


  • Heaney, L. 1996. Palawanomys furvus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.