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Stegomastodon waringi Holland, 1920

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Haplomastodon waringi Holland, 1920; Notiomastodon waringi Holland, 1920

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene or Holocene

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Holland, W. J. (1920). Fossil mammals collected at Pedra Vermelha, Bahia, Brazil, by Gerald A. Waring. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 13: 224-232.

 

Other references:

Alberdi, M. T. , Prado, J. L. , Perea, D., and Ubilla, M. (2007). Stegomastodon waringi (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from the Late Pleistocene of northeastern Uruguay. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 243: 179-189.

Azevedo, Renata L. et al. (In Press, 2019). ESR dating of megafauna enamel teeth from Lagoa Uri de Cima Archaeological Site (Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil.Quaternary International. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.02.039 [Abstract]

Barnosky A.D., Lindsey E.L. 2010 Timing of Quaternary megafaunal extinction in South America in relation to human arrival and climate change. Quaternary International 217(1-2): 10-29.

Ghilardi, Aline Marcele et al. (2011). Megafauna from the Late Pleistocene-Holocene deposits of the Upper Ribeira karst area, southeast Brazil. Quaternary International 245: 369-378.

Gutiérrez,M., Alberdi, M. T., Prado, I. L. and Perea, D. (2005). Late Pleistocene Stegomastodon (Marnmalia, Proboscidea) from Uruguay. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Mh., 2005: 641-662.

Holanda E.C., Ferigolo J., Ribeiro A.M. 2011 New Tapirus species (Mammalia: Perissodactyla: Tapiridae) from the upper Pleistocene of Amazonia, Brazil. Journal of Mammalogy 92(1), 111-120.

Mothé, Dimila, Avilla, Leonardo S. and Winck, A. (2010). Population structure of the gomphothere Stegomastodon waringi (Mammalia: Proboscidea: Gomphotheriidae) from the Pleistocene of Brazil’, Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 82(4): 983-996. [Abstract]

Mothé, Dimila, Ferretti, Marco P. and Avilla, Leonardo S. (2017). Running Over the Same Old Ground: Stegomastodon Never Roamed South America. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10914-017-9392-y [Abstract]

Pérez-Crespo, Víctor A., Prado, José L., Alberdi, Maria T., Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquín and Johnson, Eileen. (2016). Diet and Habitat for Six American Pleistocene Proboscidean Species Using Carbon and Oxygen Stable Isotopes. Ameghiniana 53(1): 39-51. [Abstract]

Prado, J. L., Alberdi, M. T., Azanza, B., Sánchez, B. and Frassinetti, D. (2001). The Pleistocene Gomphotheres (Proboscidea) from South America: diversity, habitats and feeding ecology, pp. 337-340. In: Cavarretta, C., Gioia, P., Mussi, M. and Palombo, M. R. (eds.). The World of Elephants – International Congress, Rome. Proceedings of the 1st international congress – Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche, Rome. [automatic download]

Prado J.L., Alberdi M.T., Azanza B., Sánchez B., Frassinetti D. 2005 The Pleistocene Gomphotheriidae (Proboscidea) from South America. Quaternary International 126-128: 21-30.

Prates, Luciano and Perez, S. Ivan. (2021). Late Pleistocene South American megafaunal extinctions associated with rise of Fishtail points and human population. Nature Communications 12: 2175.

Smith F.A., Lyons S.K., Ernest S.K.M., Jones K.E., Kaufman D.M., Dayan T., Marquet P.A., Brown J.H., Haskell J.P. 2003 Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84(12), 3403-3403.

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