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Crunomys fallax

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea
Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Murinae
Genus: Crunomys
Species: Crunomys fallax

Name

Crunomys fallax Thomas, 1897

Vernacular names
English: Northern luzon shrew rat

References

* IUCN link: Crunomys fallax Thomas, 1897 (Critically Endangered)
* Crunomys fallax on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

The Northern Luzon Shrew Rat (Crunomys fallax) is a species of rodent in the Muridae family. It is found only in the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

* Baillie, J. 1996. Crunomys fallax. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 09 July 2007.
* Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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