Palawan pencil-tailed tree mouse

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Palawan pencil-tailed tree mouse
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Chiropodomys
Species: C. calamianensis
Binomial name
Chiropodomys calamianensis
(Taylor, 1934)

The Palawan pencil-tailed tree mouse (Chiropodomys calamianensis) is a species of arboreal rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to the Palawan Faunal Region in the Philippines.[1][2] It has been recorded on Balabac, Busuanga, Palawan, Dumaran, and Calauit islands.


  1. ^ a b Heaney, L., Balete, D., Rosell-Ambal, G., Tabaranza, B., Ong, P. & Widmann, P. (2008). "Chiropodomys calamianensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T4679A11077625. 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.