Scientific Name
Holmesina occidentalis
Author
(Hoffstetter, 1952)
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Western armadillo
Locality
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru & Venezuela
Last Record
Late Pleistocene
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
Hypodigm
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Hoffstetter, R. (1952). Les mammiferes pleistocenes de la Republique de l’Equateur. Societe Geologique de France Memoirs, n.s., 31(66): 1-391.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Edmund, A. G. (1996). A review of the Pleistocene giant armadillos (Mammalia, Xenarthra, Pampatheriidae). In Palaeoecology and palaeoenvironments of Late Cenozoic mammals, tributes to the career of C.S. (Rufus) Churcher, ed. K.M. Stewart and K.L. Seymour, 300-321. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Lindsey, Emily L. and Lopez, R., Eric X. (2015). [url=https://ib.berkeley.edu/labs/barnosky/Lindsey%20and%20Lopez%202015.pdf]Tanque Loma, a new late-Pleistocene megafaunal tar seep locality from southwest Ecuador[/url]. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 57: 61-82.

Scillato-Yané G.J., Carlini A.A., Tonni E.P., Noriega J.I. 2005 Paleobiogeography of the late Pleistocene pampatheres of South America. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 20(1-2), 131-138.

Seymour, Kevin L. (2015). [url=https://www.nhm.org/site/sites/default/files/pdf/contrib_science/lacm-42.pdf#page=100]Perusing Talara: Overview of the Late Pleistocene Fossils from the Tar Seeps of Peru[/url], pp. 97-109. In: Harris, John M. (ed.). La Brea and Beyond: The Paleontology of Asphalt-Preserved Biotas. Los Angeles, California: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series No. 42. 174 pp.

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.

Solórzano, Andrés, Rincón, Ascanio D. and McDonald, H. Gregory. (2015). [url=https://www.nhm.org/site/sites/default/files/pdf/contrib_science/lacm-42.pdf#page=126]A New Mammal Assemblage from the Late Pleistocene El Breal de Orocual, Northeast of Venezuela[/url], pp. 125-150. In: Harris, John M. (ed.). La Brea and Beyond: The Paleontology of Asphalt-Preserved Biotas. Los Angeles, California: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series No. 42. 174 pp.

Varela, Luciano, Tambusso, P. Sebastián, Patiño, Santiago J., Di Giacomo, Mariana and Fariña, Richard A. (2017). Potential Distribution of Fossil Xenarthrans in South America during the Late Pleistocene: co-Occurrence and Provincialism. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. [[url=https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10914-017-9406-9]Abstract[/url]]
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