The Taxonomic Status of European Plio-Pleistocene Badgers

@inproceedings{MadurellMalapeira2011TheTS,
  title={The Taxonomic Status of European Plio-Pleistocene Badgers},
  author={Joan Madurell-Malapeira and David M. Alba and Josep Marmi and Josep Aurell and Salvador Moy{\`a}-Sol{\`a}},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT The taxonomic status of European Plio-Pleistocene badgers is currently uncertain, due to the relative scarcity of their fossil remains. Here we describe craniodental remains from the Iberian locality of Vallparadís, indicating that the extant European badger (Meles meles) was distributed throughout Europe during the late Villafranchian. On the basis of morphological and morphometrical comparisons, we attribute the studied specimens, together with other late Villafranchian and… 

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