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An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia

Prideaux, Gavin; Long, John; Ayliffe, Linda; Hellstrom, John Charles; Pillans, Bradley; Boles, Walter; Hutchinson, Mark; Roberts, Richard; Cupper, Matthew; Arnold, Lee; Devine, Paul; Warburton, Natalie


How well the ecology, zoogeography and evolution of modern biotas is understood depends substantially on knowledge of the Pleistocene. Australia has one of the most distinctive, but least understood, Pleistocene faunas. Records from the western half of the continent are especially rare. Here we report on a diverse and exceptionally well preserved middle Pleistocene vertebrate assemblage from caves beneath the arid, treeless Nullarbor plain of south-central Australia. Many taxa are represented...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/nature05471


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