The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

enfrdeitjaptrues

Scientific Name
Hypogeomys australis
Author
Grandidier, 1903
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Southern giant jumping rat
Locality
Madagascar
Last Record
c.4,400 years ago
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/14844/hypogeomys-australis
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References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Grandidier, G. (1903). Description de l’[i]Hypogeomys australis[/i], une nouvelle espèce de rongeur sub-fossile de Madagascar. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, 9:13-15.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). [url=https://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/bitstream/handle/2246/3233/N3248.pdf?sequence=1]Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals[/url]. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Alexandra van der Geer; George Lyras; John de Vos; Michael Dermitzakis. (2010). Evolution of Island Mammals: Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands. John Wiley & Sons.

Goodman, Steven M. and Jungers, William L. (2014). Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island's Past. University of Chicago Press. 296 pp.

Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. 2005 Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Third edition. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press.
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