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Geocapromys thoracatus (Little Swan Island Hutia) is a species of rodents in the family Hutia. This species is extinct. They are herbivores. Individuals could grow to 337.49 mm.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Little swan island hutia. View this species on GBIF