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Geocapromys megas Varona & Arredondo, 1979

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Capromys megas Varona & Arredondo, 1979

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistiocene

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Varona, L. S. and Arredondo, O. (1979). Nuevos táxones fósiles de Capromyidae (Rodentia: Caviomorpha). Poeyana 195: 1-51.

 

Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Díaz-Franco, S. (2001). Situación taxonómica de Geocapromys megas (Rodentia: Capromyidae). Caribean Journal of Sciences 37(1/2): 72-80.

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