Diet and Habitat for Six American Pleistocene Proboscidean Species Using Carbon and Oxygen Stable Isotopes

@article{PrezCrespo2016DietAH,
  title={Diet and Habitat for Six American Pleistocene Proboscidean Species Using Carbon and Oxygen Stable Isotopes},
  author={V. A. P{\'e}rez-Crespo and J. L. Prado and M. T. Alberdi and J. Arroyo-Cabrales and E. Johnson},
  journal={Ameghiniana},
  year={2016},
  volume={53},
  pages={39 - 51}
}
  • V. A. Pérez-Crespo, J. L. Prado, +2 authors E. Johnson
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Ameghiniana
  • Abstract. Diet and habitat were estimated, based on stable isotopes, for six species of proboscideans inhabiting the Americas during the Pleistocene. In North America, Mammuthus columbi (Elephantidae) was a mixed C3/C4 herbivore inhabiting open areas, while Mammut americanum (Mammutidae) fed exclusively on C3 plants and preferred closed areas. In contrast, members of the family Gomphotheriidae showed a wide range of food preference and habitats. This is the case of Cuvieronius tropicus, a… CONTINUE READING
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