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Nesophontes hypomicrus Miller, 1929:4

Atalaye nesophontes, Lesser Hispaniolan nesophont, Hispaniolan nesophont, Hispaniola island shrew

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: after 1500 AD?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Haiti (including La Gonâve), Hispaniola

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Mancina, Carlos A., Woods, Charles A. and Kilpatrick, C. William. (2012). Checklist: Updated Checklist of Endemic Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies, pp. 389-415. In: Borroto-Páez, Rafael, Woods, Charles A. and Sergile, F. E. (eds.). Terrestrial Mammals of the West Indies: Contributions. Gainesville, Florida: Florida Museum of Natural History and Wacahoota Press. 482 pp.
 
Brace, Selina et al. (2016). Evolutionary history of the Nesophontidae, the last unplaced Recent mammal family. Molecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msw186 [Abstract]
 
Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.
 
Goodwin, Harry A. and Goodwin, J. M. (1973). List of mammals which have become extinct or are possibly extinct since 1600. Int. Union Conserv. Nat. Occas. Pap. 8: 1-20.
 
MacPhee, R. D. E., Flemming, Clare and Lunde, D. P. (1999). "Last Occurrence" of the Antillean Insectivoran [i]Nesophontes[/i]: New Radiometric Dates and Their Interpretation. American Museum Novitates 3261: 20 pp., 7 figures, 6 tables.
 
McDowell, Samuel Booker Jnr. (1958). The Greater Antillean Insectivores. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 115(3): 113-214, figures 1-46, tables 1, 2.
 
Turvey, Samuel T. (2010). Evolution of non-homologous venom delivery systems in West Indian insectivores? Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30: 1294-1299.
 
Turvey, S. and Helgen, K. (2008). Nesophontes hypomicrus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 April 2012.
 

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