The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Talpa tyrrhenica Bate, 1945

Sardinian mole

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Corsica & Sardinia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:
 
Bate, Dorothea M. A. (1945). The pleistocene mole of Sardinia. Journal of Natural History, Ser. 11 12(91): 448-461. [Abstract]
 
 
Other references:
 
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. [a record of [i]T. tyrrhenica[/i] from south-west Sardinia]
 
Pereira, E., Ottaviani-Spella, M. M. and Salotti, M. (2001). Punta di Calcina (Conca, South-Corsica): new dating (Middle Pleistocene) elaborated thanks to a discovery of Talpa tyrrhenica and of Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseliForsyth-Major, 1882 primitive form. Geobios 34(6): 697-705. [Abstract]

 

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