The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Asoriculus similis (Hensel, 1855)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Neseotites similis (Hensel, 1855)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Sardinia (Italy)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.
 
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 [i]N. similis[/i] from south-west Sardinia]
 
Moncunill-Solé, Blanca, Jordana, Xavier and Köhler, Meike. (2016). How common is gigantism in insular fossil shrews? Examining the ‘Island Rule’ in soricids (Mammalia: Soricomorpha) from Mediterranean Islands using new body mass estimation models. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12399. [Abstract]
 
Wilson, D. E. and 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. [relevant citation?]

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