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Orycteropus crassidens MacInness, 1956

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Orycteropus afer crassidens MacInnes, 1956

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Kenya

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

MacInnes, D. (1956). Fossil tubulidentata from East Africa. Fossil Mamm. Afr. 10: 1-38.

 

Other references:

Behrensmeyer, A.K., Potts, R., Plummer, T.W., Tauxe, L., Opdyke, N., Jorstad, T., 1995. The Pleistocene locality of Kanjera, Western Kenya: stratigraphy, chronology and paleoenvironments. J. Hum. Evol. 29: 247-274.

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

Lehman, T., 2009. Phylogeny and systematics of the Orycteropodidae (Mammalia, Tubulidentata). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 155: 649-702.

Pickford, M., 1975. New fossil Orycteropodidae (Mammalia, Tubulidentata) from East Africa. Neth. J. Zool. 25: 57-88.

Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., Faith, J.T., Van Plantinga, A., Nightengale, S., Ogondo, J. and Fox, David L. (2012). Late Pleistocene artefacts and fauna from Rusinga and Mfangano islands, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Azania Archaeol. Res. Afr. 47(1): 14-38.

 

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