The occipital region of late Pleistocene Mylodontidae of Argentina

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dc.creator Brambilla, Luciano
dc.creator Ibarra, Damian A. 2019-04-08T19:13:25Z 2019-04-08T19:13:25Z 2018-11-15
dc.identifier.issn 1666-115X es
dc.description In deposits of the late Pleistocene of Argentina the remains of ground sloths (Xenarthra, Folivora) are frequently represented by crania in which only the posterior region is preserved. In this work we characterize the occipital region of late Pleistocene Mylodontidae to allow a taxonomic identification of fragmentary specimens of Lestodon armatus, Mylodon darwinii, Glossotherium robustum and Scelidotherium leptocephalum. The available juvenile specimens were also included in this study and the ontogenetic shape changes are described. Additionally, the signs in the occipital region that allow the identification of juvenile specimens are discussed. The mylodontids G. robustum and M. darwinii have a significant variability in the occipital region which could be explained by sexual differences, or well as a result of palaeoenvironmental changes that took place during the Lujanian. es
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dc.format.extent 1-9 es
dc.language.iso eng es
dc.publisher Instituto de Fisiografía y Geología. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Ingeniería y Agrimensura. Universidad Nacional de Rosario es
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dc.subject Xenarthra es
dc.subject Mylodontidae es
dc.subject Ground Sloths es
dc.subject Pleistocene es
dc.subject South America es
dc.title The occipital region of late Pleistocene Mylodontidae of Argentina es
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dc.type artículo
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dc.rights.holder Instituto de Fisiografía y Geología, Universidad Nacional de Rosario es
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dc.citation.title Boletín del Instituto de Fisiografía y Geología es
dc.citation.volume 88 es
dc.description.fil Facultad de Ciencias Bioquímicas y Farmacéuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina es
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