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SPECIES Chiropodomys muroides

Author:Medway, 1965.
Citation:J. Malay. Branch R. Asiat. Soc., 36(3): 133.
Common Name:Gray-bellied Pencil-tailed Tree Mouse
Type Locality:Malaysia (Borneo), Sabah, Gunung Kinabalu, Bundu Tuhan, 4000 ft (1220 m).
Distribution:Known only by a few specimens from Gunung Kinabalu (1100-1220 m; Md Nor, 2001) and N Kalimantan (Long Petak), but probably occurs elsewhere on Borneo.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:The smallest in body size of any known species of Chiropodomys; its closest phylogenetic allies may be C. gliroides and C. pusillus.
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