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SPECIES Crateromys paulus

Author:Musser and Gordon, 1981.
Citation:J. Mammal., 62: 515.
Common Name:Ilin Crateromys
Type Locality:Philippines, Mindoro Occidental Province, Ilin Isl.
Distribution:Greater Mindoro Faunal Region in the Philippines. Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered.
Comments:Still represented only by the holotype. The species is probably extinct on Ilin (Pritchard, 1989), but people living on nearby Mindoro Isl report an animal resembling C. paulus living in lowland forest (Oliver et al., 1993).
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