Notiomastodon platensis (Ameghino, 1888)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Stegomastodon platensis Ameghino, 1888; Niomastodon platensis (Ameghino, 1888)

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: Early Holocene (Mothé et al. 2017)

 

Distribution

"South America (from lowlands to highlands and from east to west coasts)" (Mothé et al. 2017)

 

Biology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Ameghino F., 1888, Rápidas diagnosis de algunos mamíferos fósiles nuevos de la República Argentina: Buenos Aires, Editorial Coni, 17 pp.

 

Other references:

Alberdi, M. T. , Cerdeño, E., and Prado, J. L. (2008). Stegomastodon platensis (Proboscidea, Gomphotheriidae) en el Pleistoceno de Santiago del Estero, Argentina. Ameghiniana 45: 257-271.

Araújo, Thaísa et al. (2021). Species distribution modeling reveals the ecological niche of extinct megafauna from South America. Quaternary Research. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2021.24 [Abstract]

Asevedo, Lidiane et al. (2020). Palynological analysis of dental calculus from Pleistocene proboscideans of southern Brazil: A new approach for paleodiet and paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 540: 109523. [Abstract]

Barbosa, Fernando Henrique de Souza, de Araújo-Júnior, Hermínio Ismael, Mothé, Dimila and Avilla, Leonardo dos Santos. (In Press, 2016). Osteological diseases in an extinct [i]Notiomastodon[/i] (Mammalia, Proboscidea) population from the Late Pleistocene of Brazil. Quaternary International. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.08.019 [Abstract]

Barnosky A.D., Lindsey E.L. 2010 Timing of Quaternary megafaunal extinction in South America in relation to human arrival and climate change. Quaternary International 217(1–2), 10-29.

Bombin, M., 1976, Modelo paleoecológico evolutivo para o Neoquaternário da região da Campanha-Oeste do Rio Grande do Sul (Brasil), A Formação Touro Passo, seu conteúdo fossilífero e a pedogênese pós-deposicional: Comunicações do Museu de Ciências da PUCRS, 15, 1- 90.

Buckley, Michael et al. (2019). A molecular phylogeny of the extinct South American gomphothere through collagen sequence analysis. Quaternary Science Reviews 224: 105882. [Abstract]

Dantas, Mário André Trindade, Cherkinsky, Alexander, Bocherens, Hervé, Drefahl, Morgana, Bernardes, Camila and França, Lucas de Melo. (2017). Isotopic paleoecology of the Pleistocene megamammals from the Brazilian Intertropical Region: Feeding ecology (δ13C), niche breadth and overlap. Quaternary Science Reviews 170: 152-163. [Abstract]

Dantas, T.M.A., Xavier, M.C.T. , Franca, L.M. , Cozzuol, M.A. , Ribeiro, A.S. , Figuerido, A.M.G. , Kinoshita, A. , and Baffa, O. (2013). A review time scale and potential geographic distribution of Niomastodon platensis (Ameghino, 1888) in the Late Pleistocene of South America. Quaternary International 317: 73-79.

Dantas, Mário André Trindade et al. (2020). Isotopic paleoecology (δ13C) from mammals from IUIU/BA and paleoenvironmental reconstruction (δ13C, δ18O) for the Brazilian intertropical region through the late Pleistocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 242: 106469. [Abstract]

Dantas, Mário André Trindade et al. (In Press, 2021). Annual isotopic diet (δ13C, δ18O) of Notiomastodon platensis (Ameghino, 1888) from Brazilian Intertropical Region. Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2021.06.015 [Abstract]

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Ferrero B., Brandoni D., Noriega J.I., Carlini A.A. 2007 Mamíferos de la Formación El Palmar (Pleistoceno tardío) de la provincia de Entre Ríos, Argentina. Revista del Museo 9(2), 109-117.

Gallo, V. et al. (2013). Distributional patterns of herbivore megamammals during the Late Pleistocene of South America. An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc. 85(2): 533-546.

González-Guarda, Erwin et al. (2017). Late Pleistocene ecological, environmental and climatic reconstruction based on megafauna stable isotopes from northwestern Chilean Patagonia. Quaternary Science Reviews 170: 188-202. [Abstract]

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Lindsey, Emily L. and Lopez, R., Eric X. (2015). Tanque Loma, a new late-Pleistocene megafaunal tar seep locality from southwest Ecuador. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 57: 61-82.

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.

Mothé, Dimila et al. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the Quaternary gomphotheres (Mammalia: Proboscidea: Gomphotheriidae) from the South American lowlands. Quaternary International 276-277: 2-7. [Abstract]

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Mothé, Dimila, Avilla, L. S. et al. (2020). An artifact embedded in an extinct proboscidean sheds new light on human-megafaunal interactions in the Quaternary of South America. Quaternary Science Reviews 229: 106125. [Abstract]

Mothé, Dimila, Ferretti, Marco P. and Avilla, Leonardo S. (2017). Running Over the Same Old Ground: Stegomastodon Never Roamed South America. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10914-017-9392-y [Abstract]

Mothé, Dimila, de Oliveira, Karoliny et al. (2021). The micro from mega: Dental calculus description and the first record of fossilized oral bacteria from an extinct proboscidean. International Journal of Paleopathology 33: 55-60. [Abstract]

Nogueira, Fabio C. S. et al. (In Press, 2021). Ancient enamel peptides recovered from the South American Pleistocene species Notiomastodon platensis and Myocastor cf. coypus. Journal of Proteomics. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2021.104187 [Abstract]

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Pansani, Thaís Rabito et al. (2019). Isotopic paleoecology (δ13C, δ18O) of Late Quaternary megafauna from Mato Grosso do Sul and Bahia States, Brazil. Quaternary Science Reviews 221: 105864. [Abstract]

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de Souza Barbosa, Fernando Henrique et al. (2017). Osteological diseases in an extinct [i]Notiomastodon[/i] (Mammalia, Proboscidea) population from the Late Pleistocene of Brazil. Quaternary International 443(A): 228-232. [Abstract]

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