Eliomys mahonensis Bate, 1918

Minorcan giant dormouse, Menorcan giant dormouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hypnomys mahonensis Bate, 1918

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Minorca (=Menorca), Spain

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bate, D. M. A. (1918), On a new Genus of Extinct, Muscardine Rodent from the Balearic Islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 88: 209-222. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Agustí, Jordi, Espresate, Juli and Piñero, Pedro. (2020). Dental Variation in the Endemic Dormouse Hypnomys Bate 1918 and its Implications for the Palaeogeographic Evolution of the Balearic Islands (Western Mediterranean) during the late Neogene-Quaternary. Historical Biology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1852557 [Abstract]

Bate, Dorothea M. A. (1914). On Remains of a Gigantic Land Tortoise (Testudo Gymnesious, N.Sp.) from the Pleistocene of Menorca. Geological Magazine (Decade VI) 1(3): 100-107. [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16702/hypnomys-mahonensis

 

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