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Nesophontes major Arredondo, 1970:126

Greater Cuban nesophontes

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:
 
Arredondo, 1970. [description of Nesophontes major]. Memoria, Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 30(86): 126.
 
 
Other 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.
 
Brace, Selina et al. (2016). Evolutionary history of the Nesophontidae, the last unplaced Recent mammal family. Molecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msw186 [Abstract]
 
CaNDIS FERNANDEZ, M.M., JIMÉNEZ VAzQUEZ, O. & AHREDONDO, C. 2005. Revisión taxonómica del género Nesophontes (Insectivora: Nesophontidae) en Cuba. Anàlisis de los caracteres diagnósticos. In: ALcoVEr, JA & BOVER, P. (eds.): Proceedings ofthe International Symposium "Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach': Monografies de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears, 12: 95-100.
 
Ignacio Ramos García and Rafael Borroto Páez. (2000). Ejemplares tipo de mamíferos en colecciones cubanas. Orsis 15: 75-89.
 
MacPhee, R. D. E., Flemming, C. and Lunde, D. P. (1999). "Last occurrence" of the Antillean insectivoran Nesophontes: New radiometric dates and their interpretation. American Museum Novitates 3261: 1-20.

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.

Orihuela, Johanset et al. (2020a). Late Holocene land vertebrate fauna from Cueva de los Nesofontes, Western Cuba: stratigraphy, last appearance dates, diversity and paleoecology. bioRxiv preprint. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.17.909663

Orihuela, Johanset, Pérez Orozco, Leonel, Álvarez Licourt, Jorge L., Viera Muñoz, Ricardo A., and Santana Barani, Candido. (2020b). Late Holocene land vertebrate fauna from Cueva de los Nesofontes, Western Cuba: Stratigraphy, chronology, diversity, and paleoecology. Palaeontologia Electronica, 23(3):a57. https://doi.org/10.26879/995

Pino, M. y J. Febles. (1985). Restos de Nesophontes major Arredondo, en la región central de Cuba. Miscelanea Zoológica 25: 3-4.

Turvey, S. and Helgen, K. (2008). Nesophontes major. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 15 August 2013.

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