Large pencil-tailed tree mouse

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Large pencil-tailed tree mouse
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Chiropodomys
Species: C. major
Binomial name
Chiropodomys major
Thomas, 1893

The large pencil-tailed tree mouse or greater pencil-tailed tree mouse (Chiropodomys major) is a species of arboreal rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to Borneo where it is only known from Sabah and Sarawak (Malaysia), although it is likely to also occur in Kalimantan.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Lunde, D.; Ruedas, L.; Helgen, K. (2008). "Chiropodomys major". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T4682A11083546. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.