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SPECIES Tryphomys adustus

Author:Miller, 1910.
Citation:Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 38: 399.
Common Name:Luzon Tryphomys
Type Locality:Philippines, Luzon Isl, Benguet, Haights-in-the-Oaks.
Distribution:Greater Luzon Faunal Region. Endemic to Luzon; known only from a few localities in highlands of the Central Cordillera and lower portion of Mount Makiling (Barbehenn et al., 1972-1973; Heaney et al., 1998; Sanborn, 1952a).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Nothing is known about ecology of this species, but its morphology indicates T. adustus is terrestrial, probably inhabiting grassy or shrubby clearings in forests.
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