The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Quemisia gravis Miller, 1929:22

Twisted-toothed mouse, Twisted-toothed giant hutia, Hispaniolan quemi (Day, 1981)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: after 1500?

 

Distribution

Haiti, Hispaniola

 

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.

Clayton, Ray Edward. (1965). The relationships of Quemisia gravis (Rodentia: HŐČeptaxodontidae). Smithsonian miscellaneous collections 149(3): 12 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.

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