Skip navigation
Skip navigation

A synthesis of African and western Indian Ocean Island mammal taxa (Class: Mammalia) described between 1988 and 2008: An update to Allen (1939) and Ansell (1989)

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]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Hoffmann_A_synthesis_of_African_and_2009.pdf19.69 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator