An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia

@article{Prideaux2007AnAM,
  title={An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia},
  author={Gavin J. Prideaux and John A. Long and Linda K. Ayliffe and John C. Hellstrom and Brad J. Pillans and Walter E. Boles and Mark N. Hutchinson and Richard G. Roberts and Matthew L. Cupper and Lee J. Arnold and Paul Devine and Natalie M. Warburton},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2007},
  volume={445},
  pages={422-425}
}
How well the ecology, zoogeography and evolution of modern biotas is understood depends substantially on knowledge of the Pleistocene. Australia has one of the most distinctive, but least understood, Pleistocene faunas. Records from the western half of the continent are especially rare. Here we report on a diverse and exceptionally well preserved middle Pleistocene vertebrate assemblage from caves beneath the arid, treeless Nullarbor plain of south-central Australia. Many taxa are represented… 

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