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SPECIES Phloeomys cumingi

Author:Waterhouse, 1839.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1839: 108.
Common Name:Southern Luzon Phloeomys
Type Locality:Philippines, Luzon Isl.
Distribution:Greater Luzon Faunal Region on S Luzon, Marinduque, and Catanduanes Isls (Heaney et al., 1991, 1998; Musser and Heaney, 1992; Oliver et al., 1993).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Sometimes considered conspecific with P. pallidus, but P. cumingi is a distinct species (Corbet and Hill, 1992; Musser and Heaney, 1992; Thomas, 1898b). Standard karyotype (2n = 44, FN = 66) reported by Rickart and Musser (1993), G-banding pattern described by Rickart and Heaney (2002). Elevational and ecological summary for S Luzon population provided by Heaney et al. (1999).
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