Chapter 1: Seven New Species and a New Subgenus of Forest Mice (Rodentia: Muridae: Apomys) from Luzon Island

@inproceedings{Heaney2011Chapter1S,
  title={Chapter 1: Seven New Species and a New Subgenus of Forest Mice (Rodentia: Muridae: Apomys) from Luzon Island},
  author={L. Heaney and D. Balete and E. Rickart and Phillip A. Alviola and Mariano Roy M. Duya and Melizar V. Duya and M. Josefa Veluz and Lawren Vandevrede and S. Steppan},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract Surveys of small mammals on carefully selected mountains and mountain ranges on Luzon Island, Philippines, since 2000 have led to the discovery of seven previously unknown species of forest mice, Apomys, a remarkable radiation on just a portion of one island. On the basis of morphological and cytochrome (cyt) b DNA sequence data presented here, we propose a new subgenus, Megapomys, to include the large-bodied members of the genus, which form a monophyletic unit of relatively large mice… Expand
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