Cervus elaphus siciliae Pohlig, 1893

Sicilian deer

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cervus siciliae Pohlig, 1893

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Sicily, Italy

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pohlig, H. H. (1893). Eine Elephantenhohle Siciliens und der erste Nachweis des Cranialdomes von Elephas antiquus. Abhandlungen der Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften 18: 73-100.

 

Other references:

Bonfiglio, Laura. (1995). Taphonomy and depositional setting of Pleistocene mammal-bearing deposits from Acquedolci (North-Eastern Sicily). Geobios 18: 57-68. [automatic download]

Bonfiglio, Laura, Mangano, Gabriella, Marra, Antonella Cinzia and Masini, Federico. (2001). A new late Pleistocene vertebrate faunal complex from Sicily (S. Tedoro Cave, North-Eastern Sicily, Italy). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 40(2): 149-158.

Gliozzi, E., Malatesta, A. and Scalone, E. (1993). Revision of Cervus elaphus siciliae Pohlig, 1893, late Pleistocene endemic deer of Siculo-Maltese district. Geologica Romano 29: 307-354.

Insacco, Gianni, Marra, Antonella C. and Masini, Federico. (1997). Large and small mammals, amphibians and reptiles from a new late Pleistocene fissure filling deposit of the Hyblean Plateau (South Eastern Sicily). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 36(1-2): 97-122.

Mangano, Gabriella. (2001). New remains of elephant and revision of late Pleistocene mammalian remains from Northeastern Sicily. Giornale di Geologia [2001]: 103-110. [Abstract]

Mangano, Gabriella. (2001). Cervus elaphus siciliae from Pleistocene lacustrine deposits of Acquedolci (north-eastern Sicily, Italy) and its taphonomic significance. Geo. Alp. 2: 61-70.

Mangano, Gabriella and Bonfiglio, Laura. (2005). New stratigraphic and taphonomic data from the late Pleistocene deposits of the San Teodoro Cave (North-Eastern Sicily, Italy). Annali dell’Università di Ferrara, Mus. Sci. Nat. volume speciale [2005]: 89-97.

 

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