The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Equus melkiensis Bagtache, Hadjouis & Eisenmann, 1984

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Algeria & Morocco

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bagtache, B., Hadjouis, D., Eisenmann, V., 1984. Présence d'un Equus caballin (E. algericus n. sp.) et d'une autre espèce nouvelle d'Equus (E. melkiensis n. sp.) dans l'Atérien des Allobroges, Algérie. C. R. Acad. Sci. 14: 609-612.

 

Other references:

Eisenmann, V., 2006. Pliocene and Pleistocene equids: paleontology versus molecular biology. In: Kahlke, R.-D., Maul, L.C., Mazza, P. (Eds.), Late Neogene and Quaternary Biodiversity and Evolution: Regional Developments and Interregional Correlations. Courier Forschungsinstitut, Senckenberg, pp. 71–89.

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

Wrinn, P.J., Rink, W.J., 2003. ESR dating of tooth enamel from Aterian levels at Mugharet el 'Aliya (Tangier, Morocco). J. Archaeol. Sci. 30, 123-133.

 

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