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Solenodon paradoxus Brandt, 1833

Hispaniolan solenodon, Haitian solenodon

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered: 2007

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Hispaniola

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Brandt, J. F. (1833). De Solenodonte, novo mammalium insectivorum genere. Mem. Acad. Sci. St. Petersbourg Ser. 6(2): 459-478.

 

Other references:

Allen, Glover Morrill. (1942). Extinct and Vanishing Mammals of the Western Hemisphere with the Marine Species of All the Oceans. New York, N.Y.: American Committee for International Wildlife Protection, Special Publications 11: 1-620.

Allen, Joel Asaph. (1908). Notes on Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24(23): 505-517.

Anonymous. (1964). A preliminary list of rare mammals including those believed to be rare but concerning which detailed information is still lacking. IUCN Bulletin 11(Special Supplement): 4 pp.

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.

Bridges, W. (1936). The Haitian Solenodon. Bull. New York Zool. Soc. 39(1): 13-18.

Casewell, Nicholas R. et al. (2019). Solenodon genome reveals convergent evolution of venom in eulipotyphlan mammals. PNAS. doi: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1906117116

Dobson, G. E. (1882). A Monograph of the Insectivora. Systematic and Anatomical. Part I. Including the families Erinaceidae, Centetidae and Solenodontidae. London: Van Voorst.

Gervais, Paul. (1844). Atlas de zoologie: ou collection de 100 planches. Paris: Germer Bailliere. [pl. 13]

Grigorev, Kirill et al. (Accepted, 2018). Innovative assembly strategy contributes to understanding the evolution and conservation genetics of the endangered Solenodon paradoxus from the island of Hispaniola. GigaScience. https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giy025 [Abstract]

Hutterer, R. 2005. Order Soricomorpha. In: D.E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 220-311. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Joslin, Paul and Maryanka, Daphne. (1968). Endangered Mammals of the World: Report on Status and Action Treatment. IUCN Publications, New Series, Supplementary Paper No. 13: 34 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.

Mohr, E. (1936). Biologische Beobachtungen an Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Gefangenschart I. Zool. Anz. 113: 177-188.

Mohr, E. (1936). Biologische Beobachtungen an Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Gefangenschart I. Zool. Anz. 116: 65-76.

Mohr, E. (1937). Biologische Beobachtungen an Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Gefangenschart I. Zool. Anz. 117: 223-241.

Mohr, E. (1938). Biologische Beobachtungen an Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Gefangenschart I. Zool. Anz. 122: 132-143.

Mohr, E. (1939). Biologische Beobachtungen an Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Gefangenschart I. Zool. Anz. 126: 94-95.

Mohr, E. (1943). Biologische Beobachtungen an Solenodon paradoxus Brandt. Gefangenschart I. Zool. Anz. 141: 264-268.

Olson, D. M. and Dinerstein, E. 1998. The Global 200: A Representation Approach to Conserving the Earth's Most Biologically Valuable Ecoregions. Conservation Biology 12(3): 502.

Poduschka, W. (1977a). Die Überlebenschancen des Schlitzrüsslers. Säugetierschutz Zt. furTheriophylaxe 5: 3-9.

Poduschka, W. (1977b). Project 1268. Solenodon - Cuba, Haiti and Dominican Republic. World Wildlife Yearbook 1967-77: 197-198. Switzerland: WWF.

Poduschka, W. (1978). Solenodon in Cuba, Dominican Rep. and Haiti - Conservation Measures. Report to IUCN/WWF.

Poduschka, W. (1979). Project 1538. Solenodon in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti - Conservation. World Wildlife Yearbook 1978-79: 174. Switzerland: WWF.

Scott, Peter (ed.). (1965). Preliminary List of Rare Mammals and Birds, pp. 155-237. In: The Launching of a New Ark. First Report of the President and Trustees of the World Wildlife Fund. An International Foundation for saving the world's wildlife and wild places 1961-1964. London: Collins.

Thornback, Jane and Jenkins, Martin (compilers). (1982). The IUCN Mammal Red Data Book. Part 1: Threatened Mammalian Taxa of the Americas and the Australasian Zoogeographic Region (Excluding Cetacea). Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 516 pp.

Turvey S. T., Fernández-Secades C., Nuñez-Miño J. M., Hart T., Martinez P., Brocca J. L., and Young R. P. (2014). Is local ecological knowledge a useful conservation tool for small mammals in a Caribbean multicultural landscape? Biological Conservation 169: 189–197.

Turvey, S. & Incháustegui, S. 2008. Solenodon paradoxus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T20321A9186243. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T20321A9186243.en. Downloaded on 16 February 2017.

Turvey, Samuel T., Meredith, H. M. R. and Scofield, R. P. (2008). Continued survival of Hispaniolan solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus) in Haiti. Oryx 42: 611-614.

Verrill, A. H. (1907). Notes on the habits and external characters of the Solenodon of San Domingo (Solenodon paradoxus). Amer. J. of Sci. 24: 55-57.

Walker, E. P. (1975). Mammals of the World. Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Woods, C. A. (1976). Solenodon paradoxus in southern Haiti. J. Mammal. 57(3): 591-592.

Woods, C. A. (1981). Last endemic mammals in Hispaniola. Oryx 16(2): 146-152.

https://www.genomeweb.com/sequencing/solenodon-genome-supports-ancient-divergence-theory-caribbean-mammal#.Wq0BoKhua70

 

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