Functional and Systematic Implications of the Postcranial Anatomy of a Late Miocene Feline (Carnivora, Felidae) from Batallones-1 (Madrid, Spain)

@article{Salesa2017FunctionalAS,
  title={Functional and Systematic Implications of the Postcranial Anatomy of a Late Miocene Feline (Carnivora, Felidae) from Batallones-1 (Madrid, Spain)},
  author={Manuel J. Salesa and Gema Siliceo and Mauricio Ant{\'o}n and St{\'e}phane Peign{\'e} and Jorge Morales},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={101-131}
}
The Spanish late Miocene locality of Batallones-1 yielded a rich sample of large carnivorans, including saber-toothed felids, amphicyonids, and ailurids, but also of smaller species, with the small cats being especially interesting. Two species are known from Batallones-1, one of them the size of a wildcat, Felis silvestris, the other one the size of a caracal, Caracal caracal. The former is represented by skulls, mandibles, and postcranial bones, whereas the latter is known from a collection… 
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