Lophiomys imhausi maremortum Lazagabaster et al., 2021

Dead Sea crested rat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: ∼42 to ∼112 ka

 

Distribution

Judean Desert

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lazagabaster, Ignacio A. et al. (2021). Rare crested rat subfossils unveil Afro–Eurasian ecological corridors synchronous with early human dispersals. PNAS 118(31): e2105719118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2105719118

 

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