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SPECIES Anonymomys mindorensis

Author:Musser, 1981.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 168: 300.
Common Name:Mindoro Forest Anonymomys
Type Locality:Philippines, Mindoro Isl, Halcon Range, Ilong Peak, 4500 ft (1370 m).
Distribution:Greater Mindoro Faunal Region: endemic to Mindoro and recorded only from primary mountain forest on Mount Halcon although probably occurs throughout the island where montane forest formations persist.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:The original series of this arboreal montane rat consists of three specimens collected in 1954 (Musser, 1981b); three additional examples were collected on northern flanks of Mount Halcon during 1992 (in CMNH). Anonymomys mindorensis joins Apomys gracilirostris, Chrotomys mindorensis, Rattus mindorensis, and an undescribed species of Maxomys as Mindoran endemics.
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