PRIMER REGISTRO DE UN PLATYRRHINI (ALOUATTINI) FÓSIL DEL CUATERNARIO DE COSTA RICA

This work describes some fossil remains, recovered from the Nacaome local fauna by theArchaeology Department of the Costa Rican National Museum during the campaign of 1993. The materialincludes a premolar tooth and a postcranial bone of a Platyrrhini monkey. The genus Alouatta is recognized bythe an...

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Autores Principales: Laurito Mora, César Alberto, Valerio Zamora, Ana Lucía
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/7242
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22542
Sumario: This work describes some fossil remains, recovered from the Nacaome local fauna by theArchaeology Department of the Costa Rican National Museum during the campaign of 1993. The materialincludes a premolar tooth and a postcranial bone of a Platyrrhini monkey. The genus Alouatta is recognized bythe anatomy of the third lower premolar which shares some affinities and differences with the living species ofAlouatta palliata.