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Mesocapromys angelcabrerai (Varona, 1979)

Cabrera's hutia

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1979

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Borroto-Páez, Rafael and Mancina, Carlos A. (2017). Biodiversity and conservation of Cuban mammals: past, present, and invasive species. Journal of Mammalogy 98(4): 964-985. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyx017

Cooke, Siobhán B., Dávalos, Liliana M., Mychajliw, Alexis M. Turvey, Samuel T. and Upham, Nathan S. (2017). Anthropogenic Extinction Dominates Holocene Declines of West Indian Mammals. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 48: 301-327. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-110316-022754

Duncan, Clare, Böhm, Monika and Turvey, Samuel T. (2021). Identifying the possibilities and pitfalls of conducting IUCN Red List assessments from remotely sensed habitat information based on insights from poorly known Cuban mammals. Conservation Biology 35(5): 1598-1614. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13715

Nowak, R. M. (1999). Walker's Mammals of the World. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA and London, UK.

Soy, J. and Silva, G. (2008). Mesocapromys angelcabrerai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T13215A3420155. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T13215A3420155.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

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. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyx079

Upham, Nathan S. and Borroto-Páez, Rafael. (2017). Molecular phylogeography of endangered Cuban hutias within the Caribbean radiation of capromyid rodents. Journal of Mammalogy 98(4): 950-963. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyx077

Woods, C. A. and Kilpatrick, C. W. (2005). Infraorder Hystricognathi, pp. 1538-1599. In: Wilson, D. E. and Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World. Baltimore, Maryland: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

 

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