The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Solenodon marcanoi (Patterson, 1962:2)

Marcano's solenodon



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Antillogale marcanoi Patterson, 1962:2


Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene (1970's?)



Dominican Republic, Hispaniola












Original scientific description:
Patterson, Bryan. (1962). An extinct solenodontid insectivore from Hispaniola. Breviora 165: 1-11.


Other references:

Bannikova, Anna A. (2018). Molecular evolution of Eulipotyphla: unresolved problems of phylogenetic reconstruction. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy 29(XI ATIt Congress Supplement): 5.

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.

McDowell, Samuel Booker Jnr. (1958). The Greater Antillean Insectivores. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 115(3): 113-214, figures 1-46, tables 1, 2.

Ottenwalder, J. A. (2001). Systematics and biogeography of the West Indian genus Solenodon. Pp. 253-329, in Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and perspectives (C. A. Woods and F. E. Sergile, eds.). CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 582 pp.

Turvey, S. & Helgen, K. (2008). Solenodon marcanoi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 25 June 2011.

Wilson, D. E. and Reeder, D. M. (2005). Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press. [Short summary]


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