The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

enfrdeitjaptrues

Nesoryzomys fernandinae Hutterer & Hirsch, 1979

Fernandina nesoryzomys, Fernandina rice rat, Fernandina Galápagos mouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1979

Rediscovered in 1995

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Fernandina, Galápagos Islands

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Adsersen, Anne and Adsersen, Henning. (1987). The mystery of the Fernandina mouse. Noticias de Galápagos 45: 26, pl. 1.

Dowler, R. C., Carroll, D. S. and Edwards, C. W. (2000). Rediscovery of rodents (Genus Nesoryzomys) considered extinct in the Galápagos Islands. Oryx 34: 109-118. [Abstract]

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.

Tirira, D., Dowler, R., Boada, C. and Weksler, M. (2008). Nesoryzomys fernandinae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 18 April 2015.

https://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/media/pdf/44/NG_44_1986_Trillmich_Future_of_the_Fernandina.pdf

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6421/fernandina-rice-rat

 

<< Back to the Rodents database