The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Equus mauritanicus Pomel, 1897

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Algeria

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pomel, A., 1897. Les équidés. Carte Geol. Alger. Monogr. Paleontol. 12: 1-44.

 

Other references:

Aouraghe, H., Debénath, A., 1999. Les équidés du Pléistocène supérieur de la grotte Zouhrah à El Harhoura, Maroc. Quaternaire 10, 283–292.

Bernor, R.L., Armour-Chelu, M., Gilbert, W.H., Kaiser, T.M., Schulz, E., 2010. Equidae. In: Werdelin, L., Sanders, W.J. (Eds.), Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Brun, A., Guerin, C., Levy, A., Riser, J., Rognon, P., 1988. Steppic environments at the end of the Upper Pleistocene in southern Tunisia (Oued el Akarit). J. Afr. Earth Sci. 7, 969–980.

Churcher, C.S., Richardson, M.L., 1978. Equidae. In: Maglio, V.J., Cooke, H.B.S. (Eds.), Evolution of African Mammals. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, pp. 379-422.

Dibble, H.L., Aldeias, V., Alvarez-Fernandez, E., Blackwell, B.A.B., Hallet-Desguez, E., Jacobs, Z., Goldberg, P., Lin, S.C., Morala, A., Meyer, M.C., Olszewski, D.I., Reed, K., Reed, D., Rezek, Z., Richter, D., Roberts, R.G., Sandgathe, D., Schurmans, U., Skinner, A.R., Steele, T.E., El Hajraoui, M.A., 2012. New excavations at the site of Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco. PaleoAnthropology 2012, 145–201.

Eisenmann, V., 1980. Les chevaux (Equus sensu lato) fossiles et actuels: crânes et dents jugales supérieures. Cahiers de Paléontologie.CNRS, Paris.

Eisenmann, V., 2003. Gigantic horses. In: Petculescu, A., Stiuca, E. (Eds.), Advances in Vertebrate Paleontology “Hen to Panta”. Romanian Academy, Bucharest, pp. 31–40.

Eisenmann, V., Baylac, M., 2000. Extant and fossil Equus (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) skulls: a morphometric definition of the subgenus Equus. Zool. Scr. 29, 89–100.

Faith, J. Tyler. (2014). Late Pleistocene and Holocene mammal extinctions on continental Africa. Earth-Science Reviews 128: 105-121.

Higgs, E.S., 1967. Environment and chronology: the evidence from mammalian fauna. In: McBurney, C.B.M. (Ed.), The Haua Fteah (Cyrenaica) and the Stone Age of the Southeast Mediterranean. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 149-164.

Michel, P., 1992. Pour une meilleure connaissance du Quaternaire Continental Marocain: les vertébrés fossiles du Maroc Atlantique. Cent. Orient. Anthropologie 96: 643-656.

Monchot, H., Aouraghe, H., 2009. Deciphering the taphonomic history of an Upper Paleolithic faunal assemblage from Zouhrah Cave/El Harhoura 1, Morocco. Quaternaire 20, 239–253.

Steele, T.E., 2012. Late Pleistocene human subsistence in Northern Africa: the state of our knowledge and placement in a continental context. In: Hublin, J.-J., McPherron, S.P. (Eds.), Modern Origins: A North African Perspective. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 107–125.

 

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