Biochronology, paleobiogeography and faunal turnover in western Mediterranean Cenozoic mammals.

@article{Palombo2009BiochronologyPA,
  title={Biochronology, paleobiogeography and faunal turnover in western Mediterranean Cenozoic mammals.},
  author={Maria Rita Palombo},
  journal={Integrative zoology},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={367-86}
}
Cenozoic terrestrial mammals from Sardinia contribute substantial information for reconstructing the complex history of the western Mediterranean. The occurrence of endemic perissodactyls in Eocene marine and marsh deposits suggests the existence of ecological or physical barriers between the Corso-Sardinian massif and the Iberian-Occitanic area. At the end of the Oligocene, isolation of Sardinia was almost complete, although a migration from Europe occurred at the beginning of the Early… CONTINUE READING