Cynotherium sardous Studiati, an extinct canid from the Pleistocene of Sardinia
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Cynotherium sardous Studiati, an extinct canid from the Pleistocene of Sardinia by Alberto Malatesta

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Published by [s.n.] in Roma .
Written in English



  • Italy,
  • Sardinia.


  • Cynotherium sardous.,
  • Paleontology -- Pleistocene.,
  • Paleontology -- Italy -- Sardinia.

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Edition Notes

StatementAlberto Malatesta.
SeriesMemorie dell"Istituto italiano di paleontologia umana : Nuova serie ; n. 1
LC ClassificationsQE882.C15 M34
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p., [10] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4986973M
LC Control Number76478137

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Cynotherium sardous, an insular canid (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the Pleistocene of Sardinia (Italy), and its origin Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology . Cynot he rium sardous is a small canid that lived on the island of Sardinia-Corsica during the Pleistocene. Once on the Once on the island, the species gradually adapted, and became specialized in hunting small prey like the lagomorph Prolagus. Buy Cynotherium sardous Studiati, an extinct canid from the Pleistocene of Sardinia (Memorie dell'Istituto italiano di paleontologia umana: Nuova serie ; n. 1) by Alberto Malatesta (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alberto Malatesta. CRANIUM23, AdaptationsofthePleistoceneislandcanidCynotheriumsardous (Sardinia,Italy)forhuntingsmallprey GeorgeLyrasandAlexandra vander Geer Summary.

Canidae / ˈ k æ n ɪ d iː / (from Latin, canis, "dog") is a biological family of dog-like carnivorans.A member of this family is called a canid. There are three subfamilies found within the canid family, which are the extinct Borophaginae and Hesperocyoninae, and the extant Caninae. The Caninae are known as canines, which includes domestic dogs, wolves, foxes and other extant and Class: Mammalia. The timing of the colonization of Sardinia by mammalian fauna and anatomically modern humans (AMH) is currently under debate. The understanding of the geological and palaeoclimatological conditions that characterized the Late Pleistocene and the Holocene is essential to investigate colonization processes and requires an integrated multidisciplinary by: Rethymnon itself is a beautiful historical town on Crete in an area containing many Pleistocene fossil mammal localities which have yielded endemic deer, elephants and murids. A., , Cynotherium sardous Studiati, an extinct canid from the Pleistocene of Sardinia. Mem. Ist. It. Sondaar P.Y. () Insularity and Its Effect on Mammal Cited by: typical C. sardous andM. cazioti. According to PA L O M B O (i n Megaloceros sardus n. sp., a large deer from the Pleistocene of Sardinia* J. Van der Made1 & M.R. Palombo1 1 Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, c. José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, Madrid, Espa•a. 2 Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra. Università degli Studi di Roma File Size: 1MB.

The Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs are commonly combined and referred to as the Plio-Pleistocene because of their short duration in comparison to previous epochs, and also because the events that took place during these epochs are very closely associated. The Pliocene spans the interval - MYA and the Pleistocene MYA. M. Novelli, M.R. Palombo“Hunter Schreger Bands” in Cynotherium sardous Studiati, from Dragonara cave (Late pleistocene, north-western Sardinia) R. Coccioni, A. Marsili (Eds.), Proceedings of the Giornate di Paleontologia , 12, Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication (), pp. Cited by: Extinction. Extinction is a normal part of evolution. There is a normal background rate of extinction, punctuated by mass extinctions. Of all the species which have ever existed, % are now extinct! Extinctions are always happening. The normal rate of extinctions is called the background rate. This rate is about two to five families of. This book, a companion to the author's Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in North America, discusses the Pleistocene amphibians and reptiles in Britain and the European continent eastward through present-day Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Yugoslavian republics, and Greece. The book begins with a general discussion of the Pleistocene Cited by: