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Scientific Name
Crateromys australis
Author
Musser, Heaney & Rabor, 1985
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat, Dinagat hairy-tailed cloud rat, Dinagat crateromys, Dinagat Island cloud rat
Locality
Dinagat Island, Philippines
Last Record
1974 or 1975
Rediscovered in
January 2012
IUCN status
[url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/5499/0]Data Deficient[/url]
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/15923/dinagat-hairy-tailed-cloud-rat
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Musser, G. G., Heaney, L. R. and Rabor, D. S. (1985). Philippine rats: Description of a new species of Crateromys from Dinagat Island. American Museum Novitates 2821: 1-25.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Kennerley, R. 2017. Crateromys australis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T5499A22415226. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T5499A22415226.en. Downloaded on 18 October 2017.

Musser, G. G. and Carleton, M. D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. In: D. E. Wilson and D. A. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World: a geographic and taxonomic reference, pp. 894-1531. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA.

Oliver, W. L. R., Cox, C. R., Gonzales, P. C. and Heaney, L. R. (1993). Cloud rats in the Philippines--Preliminary report on distribution and status. Oryx 27: 41-48.

Pedregosa-Hospodarsky, M. (2009). Conservation of the Dinagat Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta carbonarius) and other threatened endemic mammals of Dinagat Island, Dinagat Province, Philippines. Distribution and status survey. Final report.

Řeháková, M., V. Řehák and W.L.R. Oliver. (2015). [url=https://www.threatenedtaxa.in/index.php/JoTT/article/view/2110/3272]Rediscovery of the Dinagat Bushy-tailed Cloud Rat [i]Crateromys australis[/i] (Musser, Heaney & Rabor, 1985) (Mammalia: Rodentia: Muridae) from Dinagat Island, Philippines[/url]. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(8): 7428-7435.

https://news.mongabay.com/2017/08/from-tarsiers-to-cloud-rats-scientist-strives-to-save-philippine-species/
Acknowledgements