The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Mesocapromys angelcabrerai (Varona, 1979)

Cabrera's hutia



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1979

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Nowak, R.M. 1999. Walker's Mammals of the World. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA and London, UK.

Soy, J. & Silva, G. 2008. Mesocapromys angelcabrerai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T13215A3420155. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

Woods, C.A. and Kilpatrick, C.W. 2005. Infraorder Hystricognathi. In: Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 1538-1599. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.


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