Hexaprotodon sivalensis Falconer and Cautley, 1836

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene?

 

Distribution

Asia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

P. K. Basu. 2004. Siwalik mammals of the Jammu Sub-Himalaya, India: an appraisal of their diversity and habitats. Quaternary International 117: 105-118.

G. D. van den Bergh. 1999. The Late Neogene elephantoid-bearing faunas of Indonesia and their palaeozoogeographic implications. A study of the terrestrial faunal succession of Sulawesi, Flores and Java, including evidence for early hominid dispersal east of Wallace's Line. Scripta Geologica 117: 1-419.

van den Bergh G.D., de Vos J., Sondaar P.Y. 2001 The Late Quaternary palaeogeography of mammal evolution in the Indonesian Archipelago. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 171(3-4), 385-408.

J.-R. Boisserie. 2005. The phylogeny and taxonomy of Hippopotamidae (Mammalia: Artiodactyla): a review based on morphology and cladistic analysis. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 143:1-26

Boisserie J.-R., White T.D. 2004 A new species of Pliocene Hippopotamidae from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(2), 464-473.

S. C. Coryndon. 1977. The taxonomy and nomenclature of the Hippopotamidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) and a description of two new fossil species I. The nomenclature of the Hippopotamidae. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen 80(2):61-71

P.E.P. Deraniyagala. 1937. Some Miocene and upper Siwalik [lower Pleistocene] vertebrates from Ceylon. Spolia zeylanica 20:191-198

R. Gaur and S. R. K. Chopra. 1984. Taphonomy, fauna, environment and ecology of Upper Sivaliks (Plio-Pleistocene) near Chandigarh, India. Nature 308:353-358

R. Geze. 1985. Repartition paleoecologique et relations phylogenetiques des Hippopotamidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) du Neogene d'Afrique orientale. Environment des hominides au Plio-Pleistocene 81-100

Louys J., Curnoe D., Tong H. 2007 Characteristics of Pleistocene megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 243(1–2), 152-173.

 

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