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The species of Chiropodomys, arboreal mice of Indochina and the Malay Archipelago. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 162, article 6

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dc.contributor.author Musser, Guy G. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T14:50:48Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T14:50:48Z
dc.date.issued 1979 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/1071
dc.description p. 379-445 : ill., maps ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-445). en_US
dc.description.abstract "Chiropodomys is an Asian genus of arboreal mice that contains five species. One, C. karlkoopmani, is new and described here; it is represented by a specimen from North Pagai Island in the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra. Another, C. major, is found in Sarawak and Sabah. A third, C. calamianensis, occurs in the Palawan area and is known by specimens from the islands of Balabac, Palawan, and Busuanga. The fourth, C. muroides, the smallest in body size within the genus, is represented by a few specimens from Sabah and northern Kalimantan and occurs together with C. major and C. gliroides, the fifth species. The latter has the most extensive geographic range of the five. It is found throughout Indochina (Assam, Burma, southern China, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand), the Malay Peninsula, and on the Sunda Shelf (Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Bali, Nias and Tujuh islands, and the Natuna Islands). The morphological and geographic limits of the five species of Chiropodomys are outlined, some of the geographic variation is described, the available information about their natural histories is summarized, and their taxonomies are revised. Defining characteristics of each species within Chiropodomys is important in order to determine their place in the pattern of zoogeographic alliances among species of murid rodents which occur throughout the Far East, from Indochina to Australia"--P. 381. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 162, article 6 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QH1 .A4 vol.162, art.6, 1979 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Chiropodomys en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mice -- Asia, Southeastern en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mice -- Malay Archipelago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rodents -- Asia, Southeastern en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rodents -- Malay Archipelago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mammals -- Asia, Southeastern en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mammals -- Malay Archipelago en_US
dc.title The species of Chiropodomys, arboreal mice of Indochina and the Malay Archipelago. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 162, article 6 en_US
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    The Bulletin, published continuously since 1881, consists of longer monographic volumes in the field of natural sciences relating to zoology, paleontology, and geology. Current numbers are published at irregular intervals. The Bulletin was originally a place to publish short papers, while longer works appeared in the Memoirs. However, in the 1920s, the Memoirs ceased and the Bulletin series began publishing longer papers. A new series, the Novitates , published short papers describing new forms.

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