Insulacebus toussaintiana Cooke, Rosenberger & Turvey, 2011:2699

La Hotte monkey



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Quaternary















Original scientific description:

Siobhán B. Cooke, Alfred L. Rosenberger, and Samuel Turvey. (2011). An extinct monkey from Haiti and the origins of the Greater Antillean primates. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1009161108.


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.

Ford, Susan M. (1986). Subfossil platyrrhine tibia (Primates: Callitrichidae) from Hispaniola: A possible further example of Island gigantism. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 70(1): 47-62. [Abstract]

Turvey, Samuel T. and Fritz, Susanne A. (2011). The ghosts of mammals past: biological and geographical patterns of global mammalian extinction across the Holocene. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366(1577): 2564-2576. [Supplementary Information]

Upham, Nathan S. (2017). Past and present of insular Caribbean mammals: understanding Holocene extinctions to inform modern biodiversity conservation. Journal of Mammalogy 98(4): 913-917.


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