The sabre-toothed cat Megantereon from the Pleistocene of Java

@inproceedings{Kurten1962TheSC,
  title={The sabre-toothed cat Megantereon from the Pleistocene of Java},
  author={Bjorn Kurten},
  year={1962}
}
In April 1961 the present author made a study of the fossil Carnivora from Java in the Dubois Collection, of the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden. Among a lot of unidentified specimens, one was found to represent a sabre-toothed cat of a type not hitherto known from the Pleistocene of Java. The only sabre-tooth so far known from the Pleistocene of Java is Homotherium zwierzyckii (Koenigswald), which occurs in the Djetis fauna. The new form is certainly not a Homotherium, and may be… CONTINUE READING

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