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Dwarf deer and other late Pleistocene fauna of the Simonelli Cave in Crete

Alberto Malatesta

Dwarf deer and other late Pleistocene fauna of the Simonelli Cave in Crete

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Published by Accademia nazionale dei Lincei in Roma .
Written in English

  • Praemegaceros cretensis.,
  • Deer, Fossil.,
  • Paleontology -- Greece -- Crete.,
  • Paleontology -- Pleistocene.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlberto Malatesta ; with contributions by F. Angelelli ... [et al.]
    SeriesProblemi attuali di scienza e di cultura -- quaderno n. 249. Sezione, Missioni ed esplorazioni ; -- 4, Problemi attuali di scienza e di cultura -- quaderno n. 249., Problemi attuali di scienza e di cultura -- 4.
    ContributionsAngelelli, F.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p., [30] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22098151M

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Dwarf deer and other late Pleistocene fauna of the Simonelli Cave in Crete by Alberto Malatesta Download PDF EPUB FB2

Candiacervus is Dwarf deer and other late Pleistocene fauna of the Simonelli Cave in Crete book extinct genus of deer native to Pleistocene Crete.

Due to a lack of other herbivores, the genus underwent an adaptive radiation, filling niches occupied by other taxa on the to the small size of Crete, the genus underwent insular dwarfism, the smallest species, C. ropalophorus, stood about 40 cm at the shoulders when fully grown, as can be Class: Mammalia.

A NEW LATE PLEISTOCENE MAMMAL LOCALITY FROM WESTERN CRETE Iliopoulos G.1, Eikamp H.2, Endemic island fauna, Pleistocene, dwarf hippopotamus, fossil mammals, Kritimys, Crete, Greece.

Introduction General 15 West of Simonelli Cave Rethymno Deer 16 West of Bate Cave Rethymno Deer. Surviving in a predator-free environment: Hints from a bone remodelling process in a dwarf Pleistocene deer were compared with those of the smallest deer from Bate cave (Capasso Barbato, ) and Simonelli cave (Malatesta, ) to confirm A.

MalatestaDwarf deer and other late Pleistocene fauna of the Simonelli cave in Crete. Cited by: 4. Dwarf Candiacervus, in an allometric context, show an extended lifespan compared to other deer of similar body size such as Mazama which has a maximum longevity of 12 years in the wild.

The Mediterranean insular endemic elephants are found in Pleistocene to early Holocene cave or open-air sites on more than a dozen islands of the Central (Sardinia, Sicily, Malta) and Eastern.

Unavailable to earlier scholars who studied the cave were the subsequent discoveries of fossil remains of dwarf forms of deer (Candiacervus) in the Liko and Gerani Caves on the northern coast of the island (de Vos,de Vos, ) ().Medium-sized forms of the Pleistocene Cretan deer have been known since the early 20th century (Candiacervus cretensis) (Simonelli, ; Cited by: 2.

The Cretan otter is the only prehistoric predator found in Crete. And it is only found in one place. In Liko cave near the village Likotinarea in the Apokoronas peninsula (West Crete) a nearly complete skeleton was found in strata from the Late Pleistocene (approx.

to. Dwarf Deer and Other Late Pleistocene Fauna of the Simonelli Cave in Crete,Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, Problemi Attuali di Scienza e di Cultura. Sezione: Missioni ed Esplorazioni, VolumeNumber 4: pages packed with illus.

Angelelli, F. et al. During the Late Pleistocene the climate gradually became warmer, the sea level rose and the island shrank.

This resulted in a drastic decrease in number and species richness of the Cretan deer. The latest attested occurrence is in Simonelli cave I, which is AAR dated ± 20% (BELLUOMINI & DELITALAcombined with all available.

In Geographical Society Cave, the felid fossils are confined to deposits of the warm stage of the Late Pleistocene (MIS3). The simultaneous presence of Panthera tigris and P.

spelaea seems to be unusual, the tiger remains being numerous whereas those of the cave lion are scant. There are differences between the Late Pleistocene tiger and the. Cuddie Springs has been known as a fossil megafauna locality for over a century, but its archaeological record has only recently been identified.

Cuddie Springs is an open site, with the fossil deposits preserved in a claypan on the floor of an ancient ephemeral by: Researchers have discovered by studying fossils on the island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea that an extinct species of dwarf elephant was actually the smallest mammoth known to have existed.

As an adult, Mammuthus creticus would stand no taller than a. the Altiplano of southern Perú at 3, m. Other Peruvian Andean cave faunas include Santa Rosa, near Celdín, in northern Perú (Pujos ); Huargo Cave in the Departamento de Huánuco, central Perú (Cardich ); Tres Ventanas in the Depar-tamento de Lima at about 4, m, and Pikim-achay cave in the Ayacucho Valley at 2, m (see.

Other information. Cover title. Bibliographical footnotes. EISENHOWER: With: The Correlation of the Pre-Cambrian rocks of the region of the Greast Lakes / by Andrew c.

Lawson, Identifying numbers. LCCN: a OCLC: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PALEONTOLOGICAL RESEARCH VOLUME 4 EDITED BY Vincent L. Santucci National Park Service PO Box Kemmerer, WY AND Lindsay McClelland National Park Service Room - Main Interior C Street, N.W.

Washington, DC Geologic Resources Division Technical Report NPS/NRGRD/GRDTR/03 October Late Pleistocene deer fossils from Corbeddu cave: implications for human colonization of the island of Sardinia Responsibility Gerard Klein Hofmeijer in association with Ministero per i beni culturali e ambientali, Soprintendenza archeologica per le province di Sassari e Nuoro, Italia.

Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse) and Otosper-mophilus beecheyi (California ground squirrel). Like other Catalina Island sites, the only deer bone recovered from Torqua Cave is either a worked tool or Faunal Resource NISP Weight (g) % of NISP % of Wt. Bird Delphinoidea/Cetacea Pinniped File Size: 1MB.

(EPS) in collaboration with other Greek and international research institutions since The program's principal aims are to establish the length and nature of occupation of the cave complex, examine the site's role in its local and re-gional contexts, and discover other Pleistocene sites in the eastern Mani area.

Gidley, James W. and Gazin, Charles Lewis. "The Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from Cumberland Cave, Maryland."Bulletin of the United States National Museum.

Cynot he rium sardous is a small canid that lived on the island of Sardinia-Corsica during the Pleistocene.

Once on the Once on the island, the species gradually adapted, and became specialized in hunting small prey like the lagomorph Prolagus. Later, a new Pleistocene subspecies, C. alpinus caucasicus, was described from a Mousterian layer in Kudaro 3 Cave (Baryshnikov ).

At the same time, C. alpinus was recovered from Mousterian levels at four other Caucasian sites: Kepshinskaya Cave (BARYSHNI­ KOV ), Tsona Cave (Vekua et al.

), Matuzka Cave (Baryshnikov & GolovanovaFile Size: 6MB. A still larger deer from the Su Fossu de Cannas Cave near Sadali, M. sardus from Sta. Lucia and Capo Figari, and M. cazioti form a lineage, that is characterized by size decrease.

Key-words: Late Pleistocene-Holocene, deer, Sardinia, Size: 1MB. Petrucci et alii - Italian Middle-Late Pleistocene Cuon Pleistocene age belonging to the genera Canis, Lycaon, Speothos and Xenocyon. For comparison with other European dhole material, additional data were compiled from published sources and from palaeontological and osteological material in various.

A curious set of million-year-old bipedal footprints found in western Crete — far from the cradle of humanity in Africa and dating to the Late Miocene, long before hominins are thought to have walked upright — has paleoanthropologists scratching their heads.

de Vos J () Taxonomy, ancestry and speciation of the endemic Pleistocene deer of Crete compared with the taxonomy, ancestry and speciation of Darwin’s finches.

In: Reese DS (ed) Pleistocene and Holocene Fauna of Crete and its First Settlers. Prehistoric Press, Madison, pp – Google ScholarCited by: 1. Middle Pleistocene Matsugae vertebrate fauna including 14 species of mammalian and one reptilian fossils were reported by Tokunaga () and Naora () from cave deposits in the Matsugae limestone quarry, Mojidistrict, northeastern Kyushu Island, by: 8.

Analysis of oxygen isotopes in fossil teeth from red deer near the Adriatic Sea suggest that they migrated seasonally, which may have driven the movements of the Paleolithic hunter-gatherers that. Mini-mammoths lived on Crete: scientists (w/ Video) by Natural History Museum The world's smallest mammoth may have looked like a dwarf version of this full-size mammoth.

The age of the Kirkdale Cave palaeofauna Donald A McFARLANE I and Derek C FORD 2 remarkable dwarf deer deposit of Belle Hogue Cave, Jersey, (Lister, ), and the 'Sandy Cave Earth' fauna of Bacon Hole, Wales P J, A new revision of the Pleistocene mammal fauna of Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire.

Proceeding of the Yorkshire Geological. Posted 8/31/17 PM, 9 messages. Researchers have found late Miocene footprints -- which show hominin-like characteristics -- near the village of Trachilos, west of Kissamos, in the Chania Prefecture of Crete, Greece.

The. Already during the early Late-Glacial (13,BC) the red fox appeared in typical glacial faunal communities. A separation to glacial refugia was only possible the last warmer Pleni-Glacial complex of interstadials (38,–25,BC) in central Europe a sympatric distribution of the arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and the Cited by: Carnets Geol.

18 (2) 11 Figure 1: Early works on the fossil record of whale barnacles from Sicily.a. Frontispiece of the pioneering work by ARADAS ().b.

Original illustration of the holotype of Coronula (Flabelcorona) ficarazzensis DE GREGORIO, A description of the features depicted in Fig. 1b is provided in the main text of the paper by DE GREGORIO ().Cited by: 1.

Possible hominin footprints from the late Miocene (c. Ma) of Crete. Abstract We describe late Miocene tetrapod footprints (tracks) from the Trachilos locality in western Crete (Greece), which show hominin-like characteristics.

They occur in an emergent horizon within an otherwise. New remains of Sinomastodon yangziensis (Proboscidea, Gomphotheriidae) from Sanhe karst Cave, with discussion on the evolution of Pleistocene Sinomastodon in South China Yuan Wanga,b,c,*, Chang-zhu Jina, Jim I.

Meadb,c. Most every other state in the union (with the obvious exception of Hawaii) bears some evidence of mammalian megafauna like Saber-Toothed Tigers or Giant Sloths, usually dating to the end of the Pleistocene epoch, ab years ago. Not Maine, unfortunately, which (thanks to its deep layers of impenetrable glaciers) hasn't yielded as much as a single.

This paper reports the discovery of an incomplete proboscidean mandible near the village of Maroniá in eastern Crete. The fragment described here includes the first molar (m1) of a deinothere, that because of its large size is identified as Deinotherium giganteum.

The specimen was found in shallow-water marine sediments. The presence of Deinotherium on the island, together with other Cited by: Microfaunal remains at Middle Pleistocene Qesem Cave, Israel: Preliminary results Cultural Complex (AYCC) of the late Lower Paleolithic.

It is located about 12 km east of the Mediterranean, at an elevation 90 m asl on As in other parts of the cave, this area was excavated in m units.

All sediments were dry sieved through. Evolution on islands differs in a number of important ways from evolution on mainland areas. Over millions of years of isolation, exceptional and sometimes bizarre mammals evolved on islands, such as pig-sized elephants and hippos, giant rats and gorilla-sized lemurs that would have been formidable to their mainland timely and innovative book is the first to offer a.

their presence at Arago, if correct, would support an early Middle Pleistocene or older age for the site (Crégut,). The taxonomic identification of these deer was, however, provisional in several cases, which is understandable in view of the notorious difficulties of determination presented by deer remains (see also Crégut-Bonoure, ).Cited by: 5.

Answer to The Pleistocene mammals of Europe included all of the following except a. reindeer b. wild cattle c. hill camel d. cave bear e.bibliography references Abbazzi, L. Remarks on the validity of the generic name Praemegaceros Portisand an overview on Praemegaceros species in Italy.East Asian islands.

Plio-Pleistocene endemic bovids were not frequent in insular Mediterranean faunas (Fig. 1), but included some highly peculiar species, such as Myotragus, in the Balearic Islands, and the Sardinian bovids belonging to the “Nesogoral” group. Bovids of a relatively reduced size have also been reported in Late Pleistocene.