Completeness of the mammalian fossil record in the Iberian Neogene

  title={Completeness of the mammalian fossil record in the Iberian Neogene},
  author={David M. Alba and Jordi Agust{\'i} and Salvador Moy{\`a}-Sol{\`a}},
Abstract We infer the absolute completeness of the mammalian fossil record of the Iberian Neogene, from a compiled database of preserved stratigraphic ranges for both species and genera and by means of the analytical tools developed by Foote and Raup (1996). We conclude that the mammalian fossil record from the Neogene of the Iberian Peninsula is very complete (more than 75% at the specific level, and more than 90% at the generic one), being a good indicator of how complete the record of… 
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