Nesophontes sp.


 
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Cayman Brac Nesophontes
(Nesophontes sp.)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

Cayman Islands: Cayman Brac

 
native name: -

 
size: ?

extinction date: ?

 
In the year 1965 during excavations in a cave on Cayman Brac Island remains of this up to now unnamed species were found in subfossil owl pellets.

 
References:

- Sylvia J. S. Cudder; Irvy R. Q. Uitmyer: 'Evaluation of Evidence for Pre-Columbian Human Occupation at Great Cave, Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands' (1993)
- D. R. Stoddart: 'Little Cayman: Ecology and Significance' (1980)