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Capromys pilorides lewisi Morgan et al., 2019

Cayman capromys (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene or Holocene

 

Distribution

Cayman Islands (Cayman Brac, Grand Cayman and Little Cayman)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Morgan, Gary S., MacPhee, Ross D. E., Woods, Roseina and Turvey, Samuel T. (2019). Late Quaternary fossil mammals from the Cayman Islands, West Indies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 428: 79 pp., 24 figures, 8 tables.


Species bibliography:

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.

Morgan, G. S. (1994). Late Quaternary fossil vertebrates from the Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands Monographiae Biologicae 71: 465-508. [Abstract]

Scudder, S. J. and Quitmer, J. R. (1998). Evaluation of evidence of pre-Columbian human occupation at Great Cave, Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. Carib. J. Sci. 34(1-2): 41-49.

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