The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Pogonomelomys sp. nov. 'Ayamaru'

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Ayamaru region, Irian Jaya

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Aplin, Kenneth Peter, Pasveer, Juliette M. and Boles, Walter E. (1999). Late Quaternary vertebrates from the Bird’s Head Peninsula, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, including descriptions of two previously unknown marsupial species. 6th Conference on Australasian vertebrate evolution, palaeontology and systematics, and extinction Records of the Western Australian Museum 57(suppl.): 351-387. [Available from the WA Museum]

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