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Plagiodontia velozi Rimoli, 1976

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 10,995 ± 190 Cal. yBP (Cooke & Crowley, 2022)

 

Distribution

Hispaniola

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

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 Bríghid and Crowley, Brooke Erin. (2022). New radiocarbon dates reveal pan-Holocene deposition of rodents at Trouing Jérémie #5, a sinkhole in the western Tiburon Peninsula, Haiti. The Holocene 32(9): 991-997. https://doi.org/10.1177/09596836221101279

Hansford, James et al. (2012). Taxonomy-testing and the ‘Goldilocks Hypothesis’: morphometric analysis of species diversity in living and extinct Hispaniolan hutias. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(4): 491-507.

 

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