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The large pencil-tailed tree mouse or greater pencil-tailed tree mouse (Chiropodomys major) is a species of arboreal rodent in the family Muridae. It is endemic to Borneo where it is only known from Sabah and Sarawak (Malaysia), although it is likely to also occur in Kalimantan.[1][2]

Large pencil-tailed tree mouse
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Chiropodomys
C. major
Binomial name
Chiropodomys major
Thomas, 1893


  1. ^ a b Gerrie, R. & Kennerley, R. 2017. Chiropodomys major. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T4682A22412833. Downloaded on 17 September 2017.
  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.