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Title: A Mammalian Lost World in Southwest Europe during the Late Pliocene.
Author: Arribas, Alfonso
Garrido, Guiomar
Viseras, César
Soria, Jesús M.
Pla, Sila
Solano, José G.
Garcés Crespo, Miguel
Beamud Amorós, Elisabet
Carrión, José S.
Keywords: Mamífers fòssils
Fossil mammals
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Abstract: Over the last decades, there has been an increasing interest on the chronology, distribution and mammal taxonomy (including hominins) related with the faunal turnovers that took place around the Pliocene-Pleistocene transition [ca. 1.8 mega-annum (Ma)] in Europe. However, these turnovers are not fully understood due to: the precarious nature of the period's fossil record; the"non-coexistence" in this record of many of the species involved; and the enormous geographical area encompassed. This palaeontological information gap can now be in part bridged with data from the Fonelas P-1 site (Granada, Spain), whose faunal composition and late Upper Pliocene date shed light on some of the problems concerning the timing and geography of the dispersals.
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It is part of: PLoS One, 2009, vol. 4, num. 9, p. e7127-978
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ISSN: 1932-6203
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