Megalovis guangxiensis Han, 1987



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Guangxi, China


Biology & Ecology










Dong, Wei and Zhang, Yingqi. (2022). Biochronologic sequences of the Pleistocene mammalian faunas in China and correlations with numeric dating. Quaternary Sciences 42(5): 1227-1246.

Gao, X., Huang, W., Xu, Z., Ma, Z. and Olsen J. W. (2004). 120–150 ka human tooth and ivory engravings from Xinglongdong Cave, Three Gorges Region, South China. Chinese Science Bulletin 49(2): 175-180.

Huang, W., Song, F., Guo, X. and Chen, D. (1988). First discovery of Megalovis guangxiensis and Alligator cf. sinensis in Guangdong. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 26: 227-231.

Jin, ChangZhu et al. (2009). A newly discovered Gigantopithecus fauna from Sanhe Cave, Chongzuo, Guangxi, South China. Chinese Science Bulletin 54: 1-10.


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