Clyomys riograndensis Hadler et al., 2008:109



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Holocene





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hadler, P. et al. (2008). Caviomorphs (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the Holocene of Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil: systematics and paleoenvironmental context. Rev. bras. paleontol. 11(2): 97-116.


Other references:

Fernández, Fernando J. et al. (2019). Holocene small mammals hunted by owls and humans in southern Brazil: taphonomic evidence and biological significance. Boreas. doi: [Abstract]

Hadler P, Cherem JJ, Turbay R et al. (2016). Diversidade de pequenos mamíferos (Didelphimorphia e Rodentia) do Holoceno do nordeste do estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil: implicações taxonômicas e paleoambientais. Rev Bras Paleontol 19(1): 127-144.

Hadler, Patricia, Galliari, Carlos A. and Pardiñas, Ulyses F. J. (2024). Chancy History of a Supposedly Vanished South American Rodent, Lagostomus crassus, with Remarks on Recent Extinctions in Caviomorphs, pp. 81-97. In: Rasia, Luciano Luis, Barbeito, Claudio Gustavo and Acuña, Francisco. (eds.). Plains Vizcachas: Biology and Evolution of a Peculiar Neotropical Caviomorph Rodent. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.


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