The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Nesophontes superstes Fischer, 1977:221

Cuban nesophontes

 

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Fischer, K. (1977). Quartäre Mikromammalia Cubas, vorwiegend aus der Höhle San José de la Lamas, Sante Fé, Provinz Habana. Zeitschrift für geologische Wissenschaften, Berlin 5: 213-255.

 

Other 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]
 
CaNDIS FERNANDEZ, M.M., JIMÉNEZ VAzQUEZ, O. & AHREDONDO, C. 2005. Revisión taxonómica del género Nesophontes (Insectivora: Nesophontidae) en Cuba. Anàlisis de los caracteres diagnósticos. In: ALcoVEr, JA & BOVER, P. (eds.): Proceedings ofthe International Symposium "Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach': Monografies de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears, 12: 95-100.
 
MacPhee, R. D. E., Flemming, C. and Lunde, D. P. (1999). "Last occurrence" of the Antillean insectivoran Nesophontes: New radiometric dates and their interpretation. American Museum Novitates 3261: 1-20.
 
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.
 

 

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