Morenelaphus brachyceros Gervais & Ameghino, 1880

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gervais, H. and Ameghino, F. (1880). Los mamíferos fósiles de America del Sur. Paris–Buenos Aires, F. Savy-Igon Hnos, 225 pp.

 

Other references:

Alcaraz, María Alejandra. (2010). Sistemática de los cérvidos (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) del Pleistoceno de las áreas extraandinas de Argentina. Thesis. [Abstract]

Lopes, Renato Pereira et al. (2021). The Santa Vitória Alloformation: an update on a Pleistocene fossil-rich unit in Southern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology 51(1): e2020065.

Pêgo, Frederico Bonissoni. (2014). Revisão taxonômica de Morenelaphus Carette, 1922 (Cetartiodactyla, Cervidae): uma abordagem morfológica dentária. Dissertation. 74 pp.

Rotti, Alline et al. (In Press, 2018). Diet reconstruction for an extinct deer (Cervidae: Cetartiodactyla) from the Quaternary of South America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.02.026 [Abstract]

Rotti, Alline et al. (2021). Rising from the ashes: The biggest South American deers (Cetartiodactyla: Cervidae) once roamed Northeast Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 108: 103154. [Abstract]

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.

Ubilla M., Perea D., Goso Aguilar C., Lorenzo N. 2004 Late Pleistocene vertebrates from northern Uruguay: tools for biostratigraphic, climatic and environmental reconstruction. Quaternary International 114(1), 129-142.

 

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