Gazella atlantica Bourguignat, 1870

Atlantic gazelle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Algeria & Morocco

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bourguignat, J. R. (1870). Histoire du Djebel-Thaya et des Ossements Fossiles Recueillis dans la Grande Caverne de la Mosquée. Challamel, Paris.

 

Other references:

Aouraghe, H., 2004. Les populations de mammifères atériens d'El Harhoura 1 (Témara, Maroc). Bull. Archaeol. Marocaine 20: 83-104.

Bougariane, B., Zouhri, S., Ouchaou, B., Oujaa, A., Boudad, L., 2010. Large mammals from the Upper Pleistocene at Tamaris I ‘Grotte des gazelles’ (Casablanca, Morocco): paleoecological and biochronological implications. Hist. Biol. 22: 295-302.

Faith, J. Tyler. (2014). Late Pleistocene and Holocene mammal extinctions on continental Africa. Earth-Science Reviews 128: 105-121.

Geraads, D., 2012. The faunal context of human evolution in the late middle/late Pleistocene of northwestern Africa. In: Hublin, J.-J., McPherron, S.P. (Eds.), Modern Origins: A North African Perspective. Springer, Dordrecht.

Klein, R.G., 1984. Mammalian extinctions and Stone Age people in Africa. In: Martin, P.S., Klein, R.G. (Eds.), Quaternary Extinctions: A Prehistoric Revolution. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, pp. 553-573.

Michel, P., Campmas, E., Stoetzel, E., Nespoulet, R., Abdeljalil El Hajraoui, A., Amani, F., 2009. La macrofaune du Pléistocène supérieur d'El Harhoura 2 (Témara, Maroc): données préliminaires. Anthropologie 113: 283-312.

Raynal, J.-P., Amani, F., Geraads, D., Graoui, M., Magoga, L., Texier, J.-P., 2008. Felids Cave, a new Upper Pleistocene Palaeolithic site at Casablanca (Morocco). Anthropologie 112: 182-200.

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.

Steele, T.E., 2012. Late Pleistocene human subsistence in Northern Africa: the state of our knowledge and placement in a continental context. In: Hublin, J.-J., McPherron, S.P. (Eds.), Modern Origins: A North African Perspective. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 107-125.

Turvey, S.T., 2009. In the shadow of the megafauna: prehistoric mammal and bird extinctions across the Holocene. In: Turvey, S.T. (Ed.), Holocene Extinctions. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 17-40.

 

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