Island fossil ungulates (Pleistocene of Cyprus)

Where: Cyprus (35.1° N, 33.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 33.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Raia and S. Meiri. 2006. The Island Rule in Large Mammals: Paleontology Meets Ecology. Evolution 60(8):1731-1742 [M. Uhen/L. White]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94329: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Lauren White on 16.02.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Proboscidea - Elephantidae
"Elephas cypriotes" = Palaeoloxodon cypriotes
"Elephas cypriotes" = Palaeoloxodon cypriotes Bate 1903 elephant
 Ungulata - Hippopotamidae
"Phanourios minor" = Hippopotamus minor
"Phanourios minor" = Hippopotamus minor Desmarest 1822 hippo