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Rhizoplagiodontia lemkei Woods, 1989:62

Lemke’s hutia

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: mid-Holocene (Cooke & Crowley, 2022)

 

Distribution

Haiti, Hispaniola

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: UF 73946

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Woods, C. A. (1989). Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 33:62, figs. 4, 5C.

 

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 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

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7067/rhizoplagiodontia-lemkei-lemkes-hutia

 

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