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Brotomys voratus Miller, 1916:7

Hispaniolan edible rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: between 1536 and 1546

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Hispaniola (including La Gonave Island)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Mancina, Carlos A., Woods, Charles A. and Kilpatrick, C. William. (2012). Checklist: Updated Checklist of Endemic Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies, pp. 389-415. In: Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Woods, Charles A. and Sergile, F. E. (eds.). Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies: Contributions. Gainesville, Florida: Florida Museum of Natural History and Wacahoota Press. 482 pp.

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

McFarlane, D.A., A. Vale, K. Christenson, J. Lundberg, G. Atilles, and S.E. Lauritzen. (2000). New specimens of Late Quaternary extinct mammals from caves in Sanchez Ramirez Province, Dominican Republic. Caribbean Journal of Science 36: 163-166.

Turvey, S. & Helgen, K. (2008). Brotomys voratus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 01 July 2011.

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