Isolobodon montanus Miller, 1922

Montane hutia, Hispaniolan narrow-toothed hutia, Narrow-toothed hutia



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Aphaetraeus montanus Miller, 1922


Conservation Status


Last record: after 1500 AD

IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Miller, G. S. (1922). Remains of mammals from caves in the Republic of Haiti (Vol. 74). The Smithsonian Institution.


Other references:

Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Mancina, Carlos A., Woods, Charles A. and Kilpatrick, C. William. (2012). Checklist: Updated Checklist of Endemic Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies, pp. 389-415. In: Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Woods, Charles A. and Sergile, F. E. (eds.). Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies: Contributions. Gainesville, Florida: Florida Museum of Natural History and Wacahoota Press. 482 pp.

Cooke, Siobhán B. and Crowley, Brooke E. (2018). Deciphering the isotopic niches of now-extinct Hispaniolan rodents. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. [Abstract]

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.

Rimoli, R. (1979). Dos casos de molar supernumerario en la especie Isolobodon montanus.(Deux cas de molaires surnuméraires de l'espèces im). Boletin del Museo del Hombre Dominicano Saint-Domingue 8(12): 257-260.

Shev, Gene T. and Laffoon, Jason E. (2022). Paleodietary reconstruction of endemic rodents from the precolumbian Dominican Republic: Discriminating wild feeding behavior from diets linked to human niche construction activities. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.

Turvey, S. T. and Helgen, K. (2008). Isolobodon montanus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 26 December 2012.

Turvey, S.T. and Helgen, K. (2018). Isolobodon montanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T10859A22186956. Downloaded on 26 June 2021.

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


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