Álvaro Mones

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Mones and the second or maternal family name is Sibillotte.

Álvaro Jaime Mones Sibillotte (born 7 August 1942 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan biologist and paleontologist.[1]

The fossil Josephoartigasia monesi is named after him, for his study of the rodent in 1966.[2]


  1. Uruguayan biologists (Spanish)
  2. Rinderknecht, Andrés; Blanco, R. Ernesto (January 2008). "The largest fossil rodent". Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 275 (1637): 923–8. doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.1645. PMC 2599941Freely accessible. PMID 18198140.

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