The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

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Antillomys rayi Brace et al. 2015

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Oryzomyini sp. (rice rat) (Steadman et al. 1984)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Antigua, Lesser Antilles

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Brace, Selina et al. (2015). Unexpected evolutionary diversity in a recently extinct Caribbean mammal radiation. Proc Biol Sci. B 282(1807): 20142371.

 

Other references:

David W. Steadman, Gregory K. Pregill, and Storrs L. Olson. (1984). Fossil vertebrates from Antigua, Lesser Antilles: Evidence for late Holocene human-caused extinctions in the West Indies. Proc. Nati. Acad. Sci. USA 81: 4448-4451.

 

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