El hallazgo más austral de un Mammut americanum: el caso del mastodonte de San Pedro Sula, Honduras

A right M3 of a mastodont collected at the beggining of this century near San Pedro Sula, northwestern Honduras, is here classified as Mammut americanum, and it is southernmost record of the American mastodont. Its presence in Honduras suggests a forested habitat and adds another large mammal of nor...

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Autores Principales: Lucas, Spencer G., Alvarado Induni, Guillermo E.
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/13078
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22438
Sumario: A right M3 of a mastodont collected at the beggining of this century near San Pedro Sula, northwestern Honduras, is here classified as Mammut americanum, and it is southernmost record of the American mastodont. Its presence in Honduras suggests a forested habitat and adds another large mammal of northern origin to the Quaternary fossil-mammal faunas of Honduras.