The Youngest Pangolin (Mammalia, Pholidota) from Europe

@article{Terhune2021TheYP,
  title={The Youngest Pangolin (Mammalia, Pholidota) from Europe},
  author={Claire E. Terhune and Timothy J. Gaudin and Sabrina C. Curran and Alexandru Petculescu},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
  year={2021},
  volume={41}
}
ABSTRACT The fossil record for pangolins is sparse. Current biogeographic data suggest this clade originated in Europe, though pangolins seem to have disappeared from the European paleontological record during the middle Miocene, when they were hypothesized to have been pushed toward more tropical and sub-tropical equatorial environments due to global cooling trends. Here we report on a nearly complete humerus of a pangolin from the early Pleistocene (∼2.2–1.9 Ma) site of Grăunceanu, Romania… 

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