The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Scientific Name
Quemisia gravis
Miller, 1929:22
Common Name/s
Twisted-toothed mouse, Twisted-toothed giant hutia, Hispaniolan quemi (Day, 1981)
Haiti, Hispaniola
Last Record
After 1500?
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Mancina, Carlos A., Woods, Charles A. and Kilpatrick, C. William. (2012). [url=]Chapter 7: Checklist: Updated Checklist of Endemic Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies[/url], 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.

Clayton, Ray Edward. (1965). The relationships of Quemisia gravis (Rodentia: HŐČeptaxodontidae). Smithsonian miscellaneous collections 149(3): 12 pp.

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

McFarlane, D.A., A. Vale, K. Christenson, J. Lundberg, G. Atilles, and S.E. Lauritzen. (2000). [url=]New specimens of Late Quaternary extinct mammals from caves in Sanchez Ramirez Province, Dominican Republic[/url]. Caribbean Journal of Science 36: 163-166.