Philip Hershkovitz

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Philip Hershkovitz (*12 October 1909 – †15 February 1997), U.S. zoologist.

  • Curator Emeritus at Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH), Chicago, Illinois, United Staes of America.

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Publications[edit]

(List of works may be incomplete)

  • Hershkovitz, P. 1962. Evolution of Neotropical cricetine rodents (Muridae) with special reference to the phyllotine group. Fieldiana: Zoology 46: 1–524. BHL  Reference page. 
  • Hershkovitz, P. 1992. The South American gracile mouse opossums, genus Gracilinanus Gardner and Creighton, 1989 (Marmosidae, Marsupialia): A taxonomic review with notes on general morphology and relationships. Fieldiana: Zoology 70: vi + 1–56. BHL  Reference page. 
  • Hershkovitz, P. 1993. A new central brazilian genus and species of sigmodontine rodent (Sigmodontinae) transitional between akodonts and oryzomyines, with a discussion of muroid molar morphology and evolution. Fieldiana: Zoology 75: 1–18. BHL Reference page. 
  • Hershkovitz, P. 1994. The description of a new species of South American hocicudo, or long-nose mouse, genus Oxymycterus (Sigmodontinae, Muroidea), with a critical review of the generic content. Fieldiana: Zoology 79(1460): 1–43. BHL Reference page. 

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References[edit]

  • Patterson, B.D. 1987. A biographical sketch of Philip Hershkovitz, with a complete scientific bibliography. Fieldiana: zoology 39: 1–10. BHL
  • Patterson, B.D. 1988. A celebration of Philip Hershkovitz. Emeritus curator of mammals. Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 59(1): 24–29.
  • Patterson, B.D. 1997. Philip Hershkovitz: 1909–1997. Journal of Mammalogy 78(3): 978–981. doi: 10.2307/jmammal/78.3.978
  • Fooden, J. 1997a. Death Notice: Philip Hershkovitz (1909–1997). American Journal of Primatology 43: 79.
  • Fooden, J. 1997b. Obituary: Philip Hershkovitz (1909–1997). International Journal of Primatology 18(3): 301–303. doi: 10.1023/A:1026326231152
  • Mittermeier, R.A. 1997. Philip Hershkovitz – A Remembrance. Neotropical Primates 5(3): . Full article (Primate Info Net)


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