Koopman's pencil-tailed tree mouse

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Koopman's pencil-tailed tree mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Chiropodomys
C. karlkoopmani
Binomial name
Chiropodomys karlkoopmani
Musser, 1979

Koopman's pencil-tailed tree mouse (Chiropodomys karlkoopmani) is a species of arboreal rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to Pagai and Siberut islands in the Mentawai Islands, off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.[1][2] Its natural habitat is tropical primary lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss (logging).[1]


  1. ^ a b c Lunde, D.; Ruedas, L.; Musser, G. (2008). "Chiropodomys karlkoopmani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T4681A11082863. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T4681A11082863.en.
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.