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Rhagamys orthodon Hensel, 1856:281

Tyrrhenian field rat, Hensel's field mouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: subfossil

 

Distribution

Corsica and Sardinia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Abbazzi, L. et al. (2004). Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Vertebrates of Monte Tuttavista (Orosei, E. Sardinia, Italy), An overview. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110(3): 603-628.

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

Amori, G. 1993. Italian insectivores and rodents: Extinctions and current status. Supplemento alle Ricerche di biologia della selvaggina, 21:115-134.

Barrett-Hamilton, G. E. H. (1900). On geographical and individual variation in Mus sylvaticus and its allies. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1900: 387-428.

Caloi, L., T. Kotsakis, and M. R. Palombo. 1986. La fauna a vertebrati terrestri del Pleistocene delle isole del Mediterraneo. Geologica Romania 25(6): 235-256.

Gliozzi, E., Malatesta, A. and Palombo, M. R. (1984). Upper Pleistocene small mammal associations in the Is Oreris area (Iglesiente, SW Sardegna). Geologica Romana 23: 121-129.

Kotsakis, T. 1980. Osservazioni sui vertebrati Quaternari della Sardegna. Bolletino della Societa Geologica Italiana, 99:151-165.

Libois, R., R. Fons, and D. Bordenave. 1993. Mediterranean small mammals and insular syndrome: Biometrical study of the long-tailed field mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) (Rodentia-Muridae) of Corsica. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge, 44(3-4):147-163.

Martín Suárez, E., and P. Mein. 1998. Revision of the genera Parapodemus, Apodemus, Rhagamys and Rhagapodemus (Rodentia, Mammalia). Geobios, 31(1):87-97.

PEREIRA, E., MICHAUX, J. & MONTUIRE, S. 2005. New data on the extinct endemic rodents Tyrrhenicola and Rhagamys (Rodentia, Muridae) of Corsica (France) with special emphasis on their dental morphology and adaptation. In: ALcovEr, J.A. & BovER, P. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Symposium "Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach': Monografies de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears, 12: 277-286.

Pereira, E., Ottaviani-Spella, M. M. and Salotti, M. (2001). Nouvelle datation (Pléistocène Moyen) du gisement de Punta di Calcina (Conca, Corse du Sud) par la découverte de Talpa tyrrhenica Bate, 1945 et d’une forme primitive de Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseli Forsyth-Major, 1882. Geobios 34(6): 697-705. [Abstract]

Sondaar, P. Y. 2000. Early human exploration and exploitation of islands. Tropics, 10(1):203-230.

Sondaar, Paul Y., Sanges M, Kotsakis T, Esu D. (1984). First report on a paleolithic culture in Sardinia. In: Waldren H, Chapman R, Lewthwaite J, Kennard RC, eds. The Deya conference of prehistory: early settlement in western Mediterranean islands and the peripheral areas. London: British Archaeological Reports, International Series 229: 29-59.

Vigne, J.-D. 1988. Les Mammifères post-glaciaires de Corse. Étude Archéozoologique (26e supplement a Gallia Préhistoire). Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, 337 pp.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.

Zoboli, Daniel, Pala, Alexandra et al. (2019). Pleistocene mammals from Sa Cona Cave (Teulada, south-western Sardinia, Italy). Journal of Mediterranean Earth Sciences 11. doi: doi: 10.3304/JMES.2019.002

Zoboli, Daniel and Pillola, Gian Luigi. (2017). Upper Pleistocene mammal assemblage from Su Concali Quarry (Samatzai, Southern Sardinia, Italy). Riv. It. Paleontol. Strat. 123(2): 243-254.

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