Paleobiology and Extinction of Proboscideans in the Great Lakes Region of North America

@inproceedings{Fisher2009PaleobiologyAE,
  title={Paleobiology and Extinction of Proboscideans in the Great Lakes Region of North America},
  author={Daniel C Fisher},
  year={2009}
}

Life histories of female American mastodons (Mammut americanum): Evidence from tusk morphology, stable isotope records, and growth increments.

Analysis of tusk morphology, stable isotope composition, and growth increments are used to characterize the lives and circumstances surrounding the deaths of female American mastodons (Mammut americanum) from the latest Pleistocene in North America.

Life histories and niche dynamics in late Quaternary proboscideans from midwestern North America

Abstract Stable isotopes of mammoths and mastodons have the potential to illuminate ecological changes in late Pleistocene landscapes and megafaunal populations as these species approached

Multi-scalar Approaches to the stable isotope ecology of late Quaternary Proboscideans in the Midcontinent

Stable isotopes of mammoths and mastodons have the potential to illuminate ecological changes in late Pleistocene landscapes and megafaunal populations as these species approached extinction. The

Male mastodon landscape use changed with maturation (late Pleistocene, North America)

Significance Fossil remains usually reveal little about lifetime landscape use beyond place of death, but ever-growing tusks of American mastodons (Mammut americanum) record this fundamental aspect

Mammuthus Population Dynamics in Late Pleistocene North America: Divergence, Phylogeography, and Introgression

It is hypothesized that at least two distinct stages of interbreeding between conventional paleontological species are likely responsible for this pattern – one between Siberian woolly mammoths and resident American populations that introduced woolly mammoth phenotypes to the continent, and another between ecomorphologically distinct populations of woolly and Columbian mammoths in North America south of the ice.

Life histories and niche dynamics in late Quaternary proboscideans from Midwestern North America: evidence from stable isotope analyses

This study further refines the ecology of midwestern mammoths and mastodons demonstrating increasing seasonality and niche overlap as they responded to landscape changes in the final millennia before extinction.

Sexual dimorphism of structures showing indeterminate growth: tusks of American mastodons (Mammut americanum)

Examination of sexual dimorphism of American mastodon tusks through principal components analysis is examined to determine which aspects of tusk form contribute most strongly to the variance among measurements and to explore the relationship between tusk shape and individual age and sex.

Sites in the Americas with Possible or Probable Evidence for the Butchering of Proboscideans

  • G. Haynes
  • Geography, Environmental Science
    PaleoAmerica
  • 2022
ABSTRACT Proboscideans may have been important prey for Pleistocene foragers in the Americas. Dozens of proboscidean sites have been claimed to show evidence of human involvement dating to MIS 3 or

First AMS radiocarbon date and stable C:N isotope analysis for the Mount Holly Mammoth, Vermont, USA

Proboscidean remains have been documented in New England for well over a century, yet few radiocarbon dates exist for these animals in the region. Here, we report the first AMS radiocarbon date and

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