Small pencil-tailed tree mouse

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

The small pencil-tailed tree mouse or lesser pencil-tailed tree mouse (Chiropodomys pusillus) 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) and from southern Kalimantan (Indonesia), although it likely occurs more widely.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Helgen, K.; Lunde, D.; Ruedas, L. (2008). "Chiropodomys pusillus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T4684A11085070. 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.