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First report of Quaternary mammals from the Qalehjough area, Lut Desert, Eastern Iran

Hashemi, Narges; Ashouri, Alireza; Aliabadian, Mansour; Gharaie, M.H. Mahmudy; Sánchez Marco, Antonio; Louys, Julien

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Taxonomic study of Quaternary mammal remains from the Qalehjough fossil site, eastern Iran, has resulted in the identification of two mammal orders, Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla, with four families and six taxa. Of particular note was the recovery of Stephanorhinus and a caballoid horse. These remains have provided the first opportunity to examine Late Quaternary faunal assemblages in the northern parts of the Lut Desert, eastern Iran. The Qalehjough faunal assemblage documents some...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217575
Source: Palaeontologia Electronica
DOI: .26879/539

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