The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Meriones malatestai Kotsakis & Burgio (year?)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Nomen nudum?

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Lampedusa, Pelagie Islands, Italy

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Kotsakis, T. and Burgio, E. (submitted). Meriones malatestai n. sp., (Gerbillidae, Rodentia), Late Pleistocene endemic species of Lampedusa island (Italy, Central Mediterranean). J. Vertebr. Paleont., Lawrence.

 

Other references:

Amori, Giovanni and Castiglia, Riccardo. (2018). Mammal endemism in Italy: a review. Biogeographia 33: 19-31.

 

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