Regional Extinctions and Quaternary Shifts in the Geographic Range of Lestodelphys halli, the Southernmost Living Marsupial: Clues for Its Conservation

@inproceedings{Formoso2015RegionalEA,
  title={Regional Extinctions and Quaternary Shifts in the Geographic Range of Lestodelphys halli, the Southernmost Living Marsupial: Clues for Its Conservation},
  author={Anah{\'i} E. Formoso and Gabriel M. Martin and Pablo Teta and Anibal E. Carbajo and Daniel Edgardo Udrizar Sauthier and Ulyses F. J. Pardi{\~n}as and Peter Wilf},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
The Patagonian opossum (Lestodelphys halli), the southernmost living marsupial, inhabits dry and open environments, mainly in the Patagonian steppe (between ~32 °S and ~49 °S). Its rich fossil record shows its occurrence further north in Central Argentina during the Quaternary. The paleoenvironmental meaning of the past distribution of L. halli has been… CONTINUE READING