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Plagiodontia ipnaeum Johnson, 1948:72

Samana hutia, Hispaniolan hutia, Zagouti

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Plagiodontia velozi Rimoli, 1976?

 

Conservation Status

Last record: >1500 AD

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Hispaniola

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Johnson, D. H. (1948). A rediscovered Haitian rodent, Plagiodontia aedium, with a synopsis of related species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 61: 69-76.

 

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.

Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.

Turvey, S. and Helgen, K. (2008). Plagiodontia ipnaeum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 30 July 2013.

Woods, C. A., J. A. Ottenwalder, and W. L. R. Oliver. 1985. Lost mammals of the Greater Antilles: Summarized findings of a ten week field survey in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico. Dodo (Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust), 22:23-42.

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