Zygodontomys sp. nov. 'Carriacou'



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Oryzomyini gen. et sp. indet. E (Turvey, 2009:53)


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Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Brace, Selina et al. (2015). Unexpected evolutionary diversity in a recently extinct Caribbean mammal radiation. Proc Biol Sci. B 282(1807): 20142371.

Giovas, C. M. (2013). Foraging Variability in the Prehistoric Caribbean: Multiple Foraging Optima, Resource Use, and Anthropogenic Impacts on Carriacou, Grenada. PhD thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, 406 pp.

Giovas, C. M. (2018). Pre-Columbian Amerindian lifeways at the Sabazan site, Carriacou, West Indies. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 13: 161-190.

LeFebvre MJ (2007) Zooarchaeological analysis of prehistoric vertebrate exploitation at the Grand Bay Site, Carriacou, West Indies. Coral Reefs 26, 931-944.

Turvey, Samuel T. (2009). Holocene mammal extinctions, pp. 41-61. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.


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