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Mesocapromys gracilis (Varona and Arredondo, 1979:17)

Gracile small hutia

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Capromys (Stenocapromys) gracilis Varona and Arredondo, 1979:17 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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

 

Other references:

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.

Silva Taboada, G., W. Suárez Duque, and S. Díaz Franco. 2007. Compendio de los mamíferos terrestres autoctónos de Cuba vivientes y extinguidos. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, La Habana, Cuba.

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