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enfrdeitjaptrues

Alterodon major Anthony, 1920

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Jamaica

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: AMNHP 17638

 

Media

 

 

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.

MacPhee, R. D. E. and Flemming, Clare. (2003). A Possible Heptaxodontine and Other Caviidan Rodents from the Quaternary of Jamaica. American Museum Novitates, No. 3422 (42 pp.).

McPhee, R. D. E., Woods, C. A. and Morgan, G. S. (1983). The Pleistocene rodent Alterodon major and the mammalian biogeography of Jamaica. Paleontology 26(4): 831-837.

 

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