The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

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Megalomys georginae Turvey, Brace & Weksler, 2012

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Barbados

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Turvey, Samuel, Brace, Selina and Weksler, Marcelo. (2012). A new species of recently extinct rice rat (Megalomys) from Barbados. Mammalian Biology 77: 404-413.[Abstract]

 

Other references:

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

 

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