A NEW FOSSIL CANID ASSEMBLAGE FROM THE LATE PLEISTOCENE OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: THE CANIDS OF THE INCIARTE ASPHALT PIT (ZULIA, VENEZUELA), FOSSIL RECORD AND BIOGEOGRAPHY

@inproceedings{Prevosti2007ANF,
  title={A NEW FOSSIL CANID ASSEMBLAGE FROM THE LATE PLEISTOCENE OF NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: THE CANIDS OF THE INCIARTE ASPHALT PIT (ZULIA, VENEZUELA), FOSSIL RECORD AND BIOGEOGRAPHY},
  author={F. J. Prevosti and A. D. Rinc{\'o}n},
  booktitle={Journal of Paleontology},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract Canids invaded South American during the Pliocene (2.8–3.1 Ma BP) as part of the Great American Biotic Interchange, but their record on the continent is relatively poor until the Pleistocene. However, even the Pleistocene record of the group is patchy and biased, with few records for the northern part of South America. In this paper we describe a new assemblage of canids found at the Inciarte asphalt pits (Zulia, Venezuela). These remains are associated with a variety of extinct… Expand
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