Hypogeomys australis Grandidier, 1903

Southern giant jumping rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: c.4,400 years ago

 

Distribution

Madagascar

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Grandidier, G. (1903). Description de l’Hypogeomys australis, une nouvelle espèce de rongeur sub-fossile de Madagascar. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, 9:13-15.

 

Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Alexandra van der Geer; George Lyras; John de Vos; Michael Dermitzakis. (2010). Evolution of Island Mammals: Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands. John Wiley & Sons.

Goodman, Steven M. and Jungers, William L. (2014). Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past. University of Chicago Press. 296 pp.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.

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