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Megaloceros cazioti Depéret, 1897

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Praemegaceros cazioti Depéret, 1897; Nesoleipoceros cazioti Depéret, 1897

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Corsica (France) and Sardinia (Italy)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Depéret, C. (1897). Etude de quelques gisements nouveaux de vertébrés pléistocènes de l’île de Corse. Annales de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 44: 113-116.

 

Other references:

Abbazzi, L. et al. (2004). Plio-Pleistocene Fossil Vertebrates of Monte Tuttavista (Orosei, E. Sardinia, Italy), An overview. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110(3): 603-628.

Alcover, Josep Antoni et al. (1998). Mammal Species of the World: Additional Data on Insular Mammals. American Museum Novitates 3248, 29 pp., 1 table.

Cordy, J. M. and A. Ozer. (1972). Découverte d’un crâne de cervidé mégacérin (Nesoleipoceros cazioti) dans le Quatenaire de la Sardaigne septentrionale. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique 95: 425-449.

Croitor, Roman et al. (2006). Origin and evolution of the late pleistocene island deer Praemegaceros (Nesoleipoceros) cazioti (Depéret) from Corsica and Sardinia). Bull. Mus. Anthropol. préhist. Monaco 46: 35-68.

Gliozzi, E., Malatesta, A. and Palombo, M. R. (1984). Upper Pleistocene small mammal associations in the Is Oreris area (Iglesiente, SW Sardegna). Geologica Romana 23: 121-129. [a record of M. cazioti from south-west Sardinia]

Klein Hofmeijer, G. (1997). Late Pleistocene deer fossils from Corbeddu Cave. British Archaeological Reports International Series 663: 432-663.

Lister, A.M., Edwards, C.J., Nock, D.A.W., Bunce, M., van Pijlen, I.A., Bradley, D.G., Thomas, M.G. & Barnes, I. 2005 The phylogenetic position of the 'giant deer' Megaloceros giganteus. Nature 438, 850-853.

Palombo, Maria Rita. (2005). Food habits of "Praemegaceros" cazioti (Depéret, 1897) from Dragonara Cave (NW Sardinia, Italy) inferred from cranial morphology and dental wear. In ALCOVER, JA & BOVER, P. (eds.): Proceedings of the International Symposium "Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach': Monografies de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears 12: 233-244.

Pereira, E. (2000). Présence du Cervidé Megaloceros (Nesoleipoceros) cazioti (DÉPERET, 1897) dans le gisement pléistocène de Corte (Corse). Geodiversitas 22(3): 433-455.

Sondaar, Paul Y., Sanges M, Kotsakis T, Esu D. (1984). First report on a paleolithic culture in Sardinia. In: Waldren H, Chapman R, Lewthwaite J, Kennard RC, eds. The Deya conference of prehistory: early settlement in western Mediterranean islands and the peripheral areas. London: British Archaeological Reports, International Series 229: 29-59.

Zoboli, Daniel, Pala, Alexandra et al. (2019). Pleistocene mammals from Sa Cona Cave (Teulada, south-western Sardinia, Italy). Journal of Mediterranean Earth Sciences 11. doi: doi: 10.3304/JMES.2019.002

Zoboli, Daniel and Pillola, Gian Luigi. (2017). Upper Pleistocene mammal assemblage from Su Concali Quarry (Samatzai, Southern Sardinia, Italy). Riv. It. Paleontol. Strat. 123(2): 243-254.

 

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