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Capromys silvai Varona & Arredondo, 1979:31

Silva's dwarf hutia

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Mesocapromys silvai Varona & Arredondo, 1979:31; Pygmaeocapromys silvai Varona & Arredondo, 1979:31

 

Now considered a synonym of Mesocapromys nanus.

 

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Distribution

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Varona, L. S. and Arredondo, O. (1979). Nuevos táxones fósiles de Capromyidae (Rodentia: Caviomorpha). Poeyana 195: 1-51.

 

Other references:

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

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.

Ignacio Ramos García and Rafael Borroto Páez. (2000). Ejemplares tipo de mamíferos en colecciones cubanas. Orsis 15: 75-89.

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