Hoffmann, Michael; Grubb, Peter; Groves, Colin; Hutterer, Rainer; Van Der Straeten, Erik; Simmons, Nancy; Bergmans, Wim
We provide a synthesis of all mammal taxa described from the African mainland, Madagascar and all surrounding islands in the 20 years since 1988, there by supplementing the earlier works of G.M. Allen (1939) and W.F.H. Ansell (1989), and bringing the list of African mammals described over the last 250 years current to December 2008. We list 175 new extant taxa, including five new genera, one new subgenus, 138 new species and 31 new subspecies, including remarks, where relevant, on the current...[Show more]
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