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Nesoryzomys darwini Osgood, 1929:23

Darwin’s Galápagos mouse, Darwin's rice rat, Darwin’s nesoryzomys

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1930

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

1 preserved specimen in the Vertebrate Collection at Charles Darwin Research Station collection:

VCCDRS 142690

For full details, see: https://www.darwinfoundation.org/datazone/collections/eng/furtherinfo/1/142690/

 

Media

 

 

References

Dowler, R. C., Carroll, D. S. and Edwards, C. W. (2000). Rediscovery of rodents (Genus Nesoryzomys) considered extinct in the Galápagos Islands. Oryx 34(2): 109-118.

Patton, J. L., and M. S. Hafner. 1983. Biosystematics of the native rodents of the Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador. Pp. 539-568, in Patterns of evolution in Galapagos organisms (R. I. Bowman, M. Benson, and A. E. Leviton, eds.). American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division, San Francisco, CA, 568 pp.

Tirira, D., Dowler, R., Boada, C. & Weksler, M. (2008). Nesoryzomys darwini. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 12 September 2011.

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.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7117/nesoryzomys-darwini-darwins-rice-rat

 

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