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Neochoerus sulcidens Lund, 1839

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Brazil & Uruguay

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lund, P. W. (1839). Coup d’oeil sur les espèces éteintes de mammifères du Brésil; extraits de quelques mémoires présentés à l’Académie Royale des Sciences de Copenhague. Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Zoologie 2) 11: 214-234.

 

Other references:

Carbot-Chanona, G., Eng-Ponce, J., Gómez-Pérez, L.E. (2020). Description of the Neochoerus specimens from the late Pleistocene (Rancholabrean) of Chiapas, and comments on the taxonomic identity of the fossil capybaras from other Mexican localities. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 72(1): A021019. https://dx.doi.org/10.18268/BSGM2020v72n1a021019

Gomes, Anny Caroliny, Lessa, Gisele, Cartelle, Cástor and Kerber, Leonardo. (2019). New fossil remains of Quaternary capybaras (Rodentia: Caviomorpha: Caviidae) from the intertropical region of Brazil: morphology and taxonomy. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 91: 36-46. [Abstract]

Mones, A. (1991). Monographia de la familia Hydrochoeridae (Mammalia: Rodentia). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 134: 1-235.

Vucetich, María Guiomar, Deschamps, Cecilia M. and Pérez, María Encarnación. (2015). The first capybaras (Rodentia, Caviidae, Hydrochoerinae) involved in the Great American Biotic Interchange. Ameghiana 52(3): 324-333.

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