Isolobodon portoricensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Octodontoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Caviomorpha
Superfamilia: Octodontoidea

Familia: Capromyidae
Subfamilia: †Isolobodontinae
Genus: †Isolobodon
Species: †Isolobodon portoricensis

Name[edit]

Holotype: AMNH 38409a, skull with nasals and entire upper dentition complete, but lacks part of one zygoma and the posterior to fronto-parietal braincase suture.

Type locality: “Cueva de la Seiba, near Utuado, Puerto Rico.”

Synonyms[edit]

  • Ithydontia levir Miller, 1922: 5 [synonymized by Reynolds, Koopman & Williams (1953: 6)]

Holotype: USNM 10735, right mandibular tooth probably M1 or M2.

Type locality: “in the larger of the two caves northeast of St. Michel de l´Atalaye, northwest end of the Central Plain of Haiti.”

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Flemming, C. & McPhee, R.D.E. 199. Redetermination of Holotype of Isolobodon portoricensis (Rodentia, Capromyidae), with Notes on Recent Mammalian Extinctions in Puerto Rico. American Museum Novitates 3278: 1–11. handle.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Puerto Rican Hutia