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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Main Authors: Laurito Mora, César Alberto, Valerio Zamora, Ana Lucía
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/7242
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22542
Summary: 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.