Coelomys

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Coelomys
Mus pahari.JPG
Gairdner's shrewmouse (Mus pahari)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mus
Subgenus: Coelomys
Thomas, 1915
Species

4, see text

Coelomys is a subgenus of the rodent genus Mus, the mice. This subgenus is native to Southeast Asia.[1]

Species:[2]

  • Mus crociduroides – Sumatran shrewlike mouse (Western Sumatra)
  • Mus mayori – Mayor's mouse (Sri Lanka)
  • Mus pahari – Gairdner's shrewmouse, Indochinese shrewlike mouse, Sikkim mouse (Northeastern India to southwestern Cambodia and northern Vietnam)
  • Mus vulcani – volcano mouse, Javan shrewlike mouse (Western Java)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chevret, P., Veyrunes, F., & Britton-Davidian, J. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Mus (Rodentia: Murinae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear data. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 84(3), 417-427.
  2. ^ Mus (Coelomys) Thomas, 1915. Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)