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SPECIES Palawanomys furvus

Author:Musser and Newcomb, 1983.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 174: 335.
Common Name:Palawan Mountain Rat
Type Locality:Philippines, Palawan Isl, Brooke's Point Municipality, Mt Mantalingajan, 4500 ft (1370 m).
Distribution:Greater Palawan Faunal Region (politically part of the Philippines but faunistically an insular extension of the Sunda Shelf). Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Recorded only by four melanistic examples, possibly highly restricted in distribution (Heaney et al., 1998; Musser and Newcomb, 1983). One of three murines endemic to the Greater Palawan Faunal Region (Maxomys panglima and Chiropodomys calamianus are the other two).
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