Neotoma martinensis Goldman, 1905:28

San Martin Island wood-rat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Neotoma bryanti martinensis Goldman, 1905:28


Conservation Status


Last record: 1950's; 1963?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



San Martin


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Goldman, E. A. (1905). Twelve new wood rats of the genus Neotoma. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 18: 27-34.


Other references:

Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). Neotoma martinensis. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 08 October 2011.

Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. 2018. Neotoma bryanti ssp. martinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T14580A124171713. Accessed on 04 July 2022.

Alvarez-Castañeda, S. T. and Cortés-Calva, Patricia. (1999). Familia Muridae, pp. 445-568. In: Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T. and Patton, J. L. (eds.). Mamíferos del Noroeste de México. La Paz, México: Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste. 583 pp.

Cortés-Calva, P., Yensen, E. and Alvarez-Castaneda, S. T. (2001). Neotoma martinensis. Mammalian Species [b]657[/b]: 1-3.

Donlan, C. J. (2008). On the ecology of invasive species, extinction, ecological history, and biodiversity conservation. Thesis Cornell University.

Freudenthal, M. and Martín-Suárez, E. (2013). Estimating body mass of fossil rodents. Scripta Geologica 145: 1-130. [0.145-0.279 kg estimate]

Goldman, E. A. 1932. Review of woodrats of Neotoma lepida group. Journal of Mammalogy, 13:59-67.

Mascarello, J. T. 1978. Chromosomal, biochemical, mensural, penile, and cranial variation in desert woodrats (Neotoma lepida). Journal of Mammalogy 59: 477-495.

Musser, G.G. and Carleton, M.D. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. In: D.E. Wilson and D.A. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World: a geographic and taxonomic reference, pp. 894-1531. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA.

Patton, James L. et al. (2007). The Evolutionary History and a Systematic Revision of Woodrats of the Neotoma lepida Group. University of California publications in zoology 135: xx + 450 pp.


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