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Synaptomys australis Simpson, 1928

Florida bog lemming

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Florida, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Brodkorb, Pierce. (1959). The Pleistocene avifauna of Arredondo, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 4(9): 269-291.

Robert A. Martin, Leon Duobinis-Gray and Christopher P. Crockett. (2003). A new species of early Pleistocene Synaptomys (Mammalia, Rodentia) from Florida and its relevance to southern bog lemming origins. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(4): 917-936. [Abstract]

Martin, Robert A. and S. David Webb. (1974). Late Pleistocene Mammals from the Devil's Den Fauna, Levy County. In Pleistocene Mammals of Florida, edited by S. David Webb, pp. 114-145 University Press of Florida.

Morgan, G. S. (2002). Late Rancholabrean mammals from southernmost Florida, and the Neotropical influence in Florida Pleistocene faunas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 93: 15-38.

Oesch, Ronald D. (1967). A Preliminary Investigation of a Pleistocene Vertebrate Fauna from Crankshaft Pit, Jefferson County, Missouri. Bulletin of the National Speleological Society 29(3): 163-185. [Abstract]

Olsen, Stanley J. (1958). The Bog Lemming from the Pleistocene of Florida. Journal of Mammalogy 39(4): 537-540. [Abstract]

 

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