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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Scandentia
Family: Tupaiidae
Genus: Dendrogale
J. E. Gray, 1848
Type species
Hylogalea murina

Dendrogale is a genus of treeshrew in the family Tupaiidae found in Southeast Asia and Borneo.[1] It contains these species:

Dendrogale diverged from the rest of the Tupaiidae family at 34.77 mya, and is considered the most basal tupaiid genus.[2]


  1. ^ Helgen, K.M. (2005). "Genus Dendrogale". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 104–105. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Youlatos, Dionisios; Karantanis, Nikolaos Evangelos; Panyutina, Aleksandra (November 25, 2015). "Pedal grasping in the northern smooth-tailed treeshrew Dendrogale murina (Tupaiidae, Scandentia): insights for euarchontan pedal evolution". Mammalia. 81 (1): 61–70. doi:10.1515/mammalia-2015-0113. Retrieved April 29, 2024.