|Scientific Name:||Oryzomys antillarum Thomas, 1898|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This is often regarded as a synonym or subspecies of the mainland Oryzomys couesi (Wilson and Reeder 2005). Following Weksler et al. (2006), it is maintained here as a valid species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Turvey, S.T. & Helgen, K.|
This species is listed as Extinct because it has not been recorded since the year 1877.
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|Range Description:||This species was known from Jamaica.|
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|Population:||The species is now Extinct.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The habitats and ecology of this species are not known.|
|Major Threat(s):||The species likely became extinct following the introduction of mongoose. It was last recorded five years after the introduction of mongoose to Jamaica.|
|Conservation Actions:||Conservation actions are not applicable to this species as it is already extinct.|
IUCN. 2017. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2017-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 7 December 2017).
McFarlane, D. A., Lundberg, J. and Fincham, A. G. 2002. A late quaternary paleoecological record from caves of southern Jamaica, West Indies. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 64(2): 117-125.
Morgan, G. S. 1993. Quaternary land vertebrates of Jamaica. In: R. M. Wright and E. Robinson (eds), Biostratigraphy of Jamaica: Memoirs of the Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO, USA.
Weksler, M., Percequillo, A.R. and Voss, R.S. 2006. Ten new genera of Oryzomyine rodents (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae). American Museum Novitates 3537: 1-29.
Wilson, D.E. and Reeder, D.M. 2005. Mammal Species of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.
|Citation:||Turvey, S.T. & Helgen, K. 2017. Oryzomys antillarum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T136540A22388029.Downloaded on 26 April 2018.|
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