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A new species of Megatherium (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Megatheriidae) from the Pleistocene of Sacaco and Tres Ventanas, Peru
Megatherium urbinai sp. nov. is a new megatheriine ground sloth from Pleistocene beds of the Sacaco area and Tres Ventanas Cave, Peru. This new species is referred to the genus Megatherium basedExpand
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Middle Miocene crocodiles from the Fitzcarrald arch, Amazonian Peru
1Departamento de Paleontología de Vertebrados, Museo de Historia Natural-UNMSM, Lima, Perú. rodsalasgis@yahoo.com, juliatejada@gmail.com, mariourbina01@hotmail.com 2LMTG UMR 5563, 14 avenue EdouardExpand
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"Scelidodon Chiliensis (Xenarthra, Mammalia)" du Pléistocéne terminal de "Pampa de los Fósiles" (Nord-Pérou).
De nouveaux gisements du Lujanian (Pleistocene terminal) situes dans la region de Pampa de los Fosiles, region desertique de Cupisnique (Perou) ont livre depuis une vingtaine d'annees une faune richeExpand
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Implication of the presence of Megathericulus (Xenarthra: Tardigrada: Megatheriidae) in the Laventan of Peruvian Amazonia
Middle Miocene remains of giant megatheriine ground sloths (Tardigrada: Megatherioidea) are scarce and generally located in southern South America. The discovery of a well-preserved edentulousExpand
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Recent Advances on Variability, Morpho-Functional Adaptations, Dental Terminology, and Evolution of Sloths
The occasion of the Xenarthra Symposium during the ICVM 9 meeting allowed us to reflect on the considerable advances in the knowledge of sloths made by the “X-community” over the past two decades,Expand
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Neotropics provide insights into the emergence of New World monkeys: New dental evidence from the late Oligocene of Peruvian Amazonia.
Recent field efforts in Peruvian Amazonia (Contamana area, Loreto Department) have resulted in the discovery of a late Oligocene (ca. 26.5 Ma; Chambira Formation) fossil primate-bearing localityExpand
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A Miocene Relative of the Ganges River Dolphin (Odontoceti, Platanistidae) from the Amazonian Basin
A Miocene relative of the Ganges River dolphin (Odontoceti, Platanistidae) from the Amazonian Basin Giovanni Bianucci a , Olivier Lambert b , Rodolfo Salas-Gismondi c , Julia Tejada c d , FrancoisExpand
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MEGATHERIUM CELENDINENSE SP. NOV. FROM THE PLEISTOCENE OF THE PERUVIAN ANDES and THE PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF MEGATHERIINES
A new Pleistocene megatheriine, Megatherium celendinense sp. nov., is reported from a cave in the north of the Peruvian Andes. It is the largest Andean Megatheriinae and is characterized by a short,Expand
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Middle Miocene Uruguaytheriinae (Mammalia, Astrapotheria) from Peruvian Amazonia and a review of the astrapotheriid fossil record in northern South America
ABSTRACT Five mandibular and dental specimens referred to the extinct South American ungulate clade Astrapotheria are described. They originate from late middle Miocene deposits of the IpururoExpand
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