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Nesoryzomys swarthi Orr, 1938

Santiago Galápagos mouse

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1906

Rediscovered in 1997

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable

 

Distribution

Santiago, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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 swarthi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 18 April 2015.

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