Thursday, May 1, 2008

Philippines Mouse FDC

Philippines FDC
Name: Rats and Mice of Luzon Island
Date of Issue: 07 March 2008

Luzon furry-tailed rat (Batomys granti)
P7: Cordillera stripeo earth-rat (Chrotomys whiteheadi)
P7: Cordillera forest mouse (Apomys datae)
P7: Cordillera shrew-mouse (Archboldomys sp.)

These rats and mouse are found only in the Philippines. The Cordillera shrew-mouse (Archboldomys sp.) was only discovered on March 30, 2000, and described in 2006.

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