The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Palaeoloxodon sp. nov. 'Favignana Island'

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 20,350–19,840 cal. yBP

 

Distribution

Favignana Island, Aegadian Archipelago, western Sicily

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Palombo, Maria Rita, Antonioli, Fabrizio, Di Patti, Carolina, Valeria, Lo Presti and Scarborough, Matthew E. (2020). Was the dwarfed Palaeoloxodon from Favignana Island the last endemic Pleistocene elephant from the western Mediterranean islands? Historical Biology. https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1772251 [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/25623/palaeoloxodon-sp-nov-favignana-island

 

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