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Tyrrhenicola henseli Major, 1882:126

Tyrrhenian vole

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Microtus henseli Major, 1882:126

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Sardinia (Italy)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Major, F. C. J. (1882). L’origine della fauna delle nostre isole: Atti Soc. Toscana. Sc. Nat Proc. Verb 3: 36-42, 113-133.

 

Other references:

Abbazzi, L. et al. (2004). Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Vertebrates of Monte Tuttavista (Orosei, E. Sardinia, Italy), An overview. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110(3): 603-628.

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Boldrini, Roberto. (2008). Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseli (Major, 1905) di Grotta dei Fiori (Sardegna sudoccidentale): caratteri evolutivi e interpretazione biocronologica. Geologica Romana 41: 55-64.

Delussu, F. (2000). Lo stato attuale degli studi sulle faune oloceniche della Sardegna centro-settentrionale, Atti del 2° Convegno Nazionale di Archeozoologia, Asti 14-16 novembre 1997: 183-192, Abaco, Forl™.

Gliozzi, E., Malatesta, A. and Palombo, M. R. (1984). Upper Pleistocene small mammal associations in the Is Oreris area (Iglesiente, SW Sardegna). Geologica Romana 23: 121-129. [a record of T. henseli from south-west Sardinia]

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.

Major F. C. I. (1905). Rodents from the Pleistocene of the western Mediterranean region. Geol. Mag. 5(2): 462-467, 501-506.

MARCOLlNl F., ARCA M., KOTSAKlS T. & TUVERI C. 2005. The endemic vole Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) (Arvicolidae, Rodentia) from Monte Tuttavista (Sarclinia, Italy): new perspectives for phylogeny and biochronology. In ALCOVER, J.A. & BOVER, P. (eds.): Proceedings of the International Symposium "Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the PalaeontologicalApproach': Monografies de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears, 12: 185-192.

Mezzabotta, C., F. Masini and D. Torre. (1995). Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseli, endemic fossil vole from Pleistocene and Holocene localities of Sardinia and Corsica: evolutionary patterns and biochronological meaning. Boll. Soc. Paleont. It. 34(1): 81-104.

Mezzabotta, C., F. Masini and D. Torre. (1996). Evolution of the first lower molar in the endemic vole Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseli (Arvicolidae, Rodentia, Mammalia) from Pleistocene and Holocene localities of Sardinia and Corsica. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 39(1): 357-372.

Minieri, M.R., Palombo, M.R. and Scarano, M. (1995). Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseli (Major, 1882) del Pleistocene superiore della cava Alabastro (Is Oreris; Iglesias; Sardegna SW). Geologica Romana 31: 51-60.

PEREIRA, E., MICHAUX, J. & MONTUIRE, S. 2005. New data on the extinct endemic rodents Tyrrhenicola and Rhagamys (Rodentia, Muridae) of Corsica (France) with special emphasis on their dental morphology and adaptation. In: ALcovEr, J.A. & BovER, P. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Symposium "Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach': Monografies de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears, 12: 277-286.

Pereira, E., Ottaviani-Spella, M. M. and Salotti, M. (2001). Nouvelle datation (Pléistocène Moyen) du gisement de Punta di Calcina (Conca, Corse du Sud) par la découverte de Talpa tyrrhenica Bate, 1945 et d’une forme primitive de Microtus (Tyrrhenicola) henseli Forsyth-Major, 1882. Geobios 34(6): 697-705. [Abstract]

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.

Zoboli, Daniel, Pala, Alexandra et al. (2019). Pleistocene mammals from Sa Cona Cave (Teulada, south-western Sardinia, Italy). Journal of Mediterranean Earth Sciences 11. doi: doi: 10.3304/JMES.2019.002

Zoboli, Daniel and Pillola, Gian Luigi. (2017). Upper Pleistocene mammal assemblage from Su Concali Quarry (Samatzai, Southern Sardinia, Italy). Riv. It. Paleontol. Strat. 123(2): 243-254.

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