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Chrotomys silaceus  (Thomas, 1895)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970813

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Celaenomys silaceus (Thomas, 1895)
  Common Name(s): Blazed Luzon Chrotomys [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusChrotomys Thomas, 1895 – Philippine Striped Rats  
                                                 SpeciesChrotomys silaceus (Thomas, 1895) – Blazed Luzon Chrotomys  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Chrotomys silaceus, Blazed Luzon Chrotomys [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Celaenomys silaceus  
    Comments: Standard karyotype (2n = 44, FN = 52) is indistinguishable from those of Rhynchomys isarogensis and Chrotomys gonzalesi (Rickart and Heaney, 2002). Made the type species of Celaenomys, a genus separated from Chrotomys by its lack of M3 (Thomas, 1898b). Celaenomys has been recognized in past compendia (Ellerman, 1941; Heaney et al., 1998; Musser and Heaney, 1992), but recently synonymized with Chrotomys because M3 occurs in one or both molar rows in some specimens (Corbet and Hill, 1992; Mus...  



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