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Formation of the Isthmus of Panama
Independent evidence from rocks, fossils, and genes converge on a cohesive narrative of isthmus formation in the Pliocene. The formation of the Isthmus of Panama stands as one of the greatest naturalExpand
Records and Stratigraphical Ranges of South American Tayassuidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla)
  • G. Gasparini
  • Geography
  • Journal of Mammalian Evolution
  • 1 March 2013
Tayassuidae represent one of the first mammalian immigrants that entered South America during the “Great American Biotic Interchange.” However, the exact moment of its arrival for the first time inExpand
A review of the Quaternary Tayassuidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla) from the Tarija Valley, Bolivia
Three genera of Tayassuidae are recognized in South America: Platygonus Le Conte, 1848, Catagonus Ameghino, 1904 and Tayassu Fischer, 1814. This study provides the first systematic review of theExpand
First record and description of an exceptional unborn specimen of Cingulata Glyptodontidae: Glyptodon Owen (Xenarthra)
In this article, we report the first finding and description of an unborn specimen of Cingulata Glyptodontidae. This specimen was found inside a well-preserved dorsal carapace assignable to GlyptodonExpand
The oldest record of Hemiauchenia Gervais and Ameghino (Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla) in South America: Comments about its paleobiogeographic and stratigraphic implications
Abstract The South American camelids belong to the Tribe Lamini; this Tribe originated in North America and arrived in South America during the “Great American Biotic Interchange”. The goals of thisExpand
The GABI in Southern South America
The Great American Biotic Interchange (GABI) between North and South America is one of the most important events in the history of land mammals. The interchange occurred in several phases during moreExpand
Accessory protection structures in Glyptodon Owen (Xenarthra, Cingulata, Glyptodontidae)
Abstract The Glyptodontidae (Mammalia, Xenarthra) are one of the most common paleofaunistic elements in the South American megafauna. In this context, of the six genera most frequently recorded inExpand