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Long-period astronomical forcing of mammal turnover
Mammals are among the fastest-radiating groups, being characterized by a mean species lifespan of the order of 2.5 million years (Myr). The basis for this characteristic timescale of origination,Expand
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Insectivore faunas from the Lower Miocene Anatolia. Part4: The genus Desmanodon (Talpidae) with the description of a new species from the Lower Miocene of Spain
A review is given of the literature on Desmanodon and Paratalpa. These two talpid genera can only be identified on the basis of the morphology of the humerus. Two species of Desmanodon, D. ziegleriExpand
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Insectivore faunas from the Lower Miocene of Anatolia - Part 5: Talpidae
Two new genera of Talpidae, Theratiskos gen. nov. and Suleimania gen. nov., and five new species, T. mechteldae sp. nov., T. rutgeri sp. nov., S. ruemkae sp. nov., Geotrypus haramiensis sp. nov. andExpand
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A revision of Late Oligocene associations of small mammals from the Aral Formation (Kazakhstan) in the National Museum of Georgia, Tbilissi
The taxonomy and age of the small mammals from the type area of the Aral Formation have been disputed ever since the first specimens from Akespe were published by Argyropulo in 1939. The materialExpand
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Small mammals from the Early Miocene of Sabuncubeli (Manisa, S.W. Anatolia, Turkey)
The assemblage of small mammals from Sabuncubeli is of special interest because: 1) it is the first from the Early Miocene of Anatolia that occurs associated with a set of large mammal remains, 2) itExpand
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The Miocene mammal record of the Vallès-Penedès Basin (Catalonia)
The land mammal record of the Valles-Penedes Basin (Catalonia, NE Spain) ranges from the early Miocene (Ramblian) to the late Miocene (Turolian), that is from about 20 to 7 Ma. Here we present anExpand
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Insectivore faunas from the Lower Miocene Anatolia. Part 1: Erinaceidae
Two new species of Galerix (Erinaceidae, Insectivora) are described from Lower Miocene localities of Anatolia. These species are G. saratji n. sp. from Kilcak 0, Kilcak 0", Kilcak 3A, Kilcak 3B,Expand
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A revised generic classification of the Galericini (Insectivora, Mammalia) with some remarks on their palaeobiogeography and phylogeny
Abstract A generic revision of the Galericini is proposed. The genus Parasorex von Meyer , 1865 is revalidated. Tetracus Aymard , 1850 is included in Galerix Pomel , 1848. The stratigraphic rangesExpand
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The European Far West: Miocene mammal isolation, diversity and turnover in the Iberian Peninsula
Aim  To analyse the diversity dynamics of Miocene mammalian faunas in the Iberian Peninsula in order to determine whether the patterns are related to the dispersal of taxa from other areas into thisExpand
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Pleistocene survivors and Holocene extinctions: the giant rats from Liang Bua (Flores, Indonesia)
Abstract Excavations at Liang Bua Cave yielded a large amount of micromammal remains, the major part of which are murids, and some can be referred to three different species of giant rats. WhilstExpand
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