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Scientific Name
Geocapromys megas
Author
Varona and Arredondo, 1979
Synonym/s
Capromys megas Varona and Arredondo, 1979
Common Name/s
Locality
Cuba
Last Record
Late Pleistiocene
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7065/geocapromys-megas
Hypodigm
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References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Varona, L. S. and Arredondo, O. (1979). [url=https://www.redciencia.cu/geobiblio/paper/1979_Varona_Arredondo_Nuevos%20Capromidos%20fosiles.pdf]Nuevos táxones fósiles de Capromyidae (Rodentia: Caviomorpha)[/url]. Poeyana 195: 1-51.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). [url=https://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/bitstream/handle/2246/3233/N3248.pdf?sequence=1]Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals[/url]. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Díaz-Franco, S. (2001). Situación taxonómica de [i]Geocapromys megas[/i] (Rodentia: Capromyidae). Caribean Journal of Sciences 37(1/2): 72-80.
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