Palawan soft-furred mountain rat

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Palawan soft-furred mountain rat
Temporal range: Recent
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 Palawan, Philippines, and has been recorded on Mount Mantalingajan.


  1. ^ Heaney, L.; Balete, D.; Rosell-Ambal, G.; Tabaranza, B.; Ong, P.; Widmann, P. (2008). "Palawanomys furvus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T15917A5319927. Retrieved 6 August 2016.