Records and Stratigraphical Ranges of South American Tayassuidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla)

@article{Gasparini2011RecordsAS,
  title={Records and Stratigraphical Ranges of South American Tayassuidae (Mammalia, Artiodactyla)},
  author={G. Gasparini},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={57-68}
}
  • G. Gasparini
  • Published 2011
  • Geography
  • Journal of Mammalian Evolution
Tayassuidae represent one of the first mammalian immigrants that entered South America during the “Great American Biotic Interchange.” However, the exact moment of its arrival for the first time in South America is controversial. Three genera are recognized in South America: Platygonus, Catagonus, and Tayassu. This paper aims to: (1) review the paleontological record of the South American Tayassuidae and update it; and (2) discuss its geographical and statigraphical distribution pattern in… Expand

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