Late Pleistocene-Holocene paleobiogeography of the genus Apodemus in Central Europe
作者: Markéta KnitlováIvan Horáček
作者单位: 1Department of Zoology, Charles University, Viničná 7, Praha 2, Czech Republic
刊名: PLOS ONE, 2017, Vol.12 (3)
来源数据库: PLOS
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173668
原始语种摘要: Wood mice of the genus Apodemus are an essential component of small mammal communities throughout Europe. Molecular data suggest the postglacial colonization of current ranges from south European glacial refugia, different in particular species. Yet, details on the course of colonization and Holocene history of particular species are not available, partly because of a lack of reliable criteria for species identification in the fossil record. Using a sample of extant species, we analyzed variation patterns and between-species overlaps for a large set of metric and non-metric dental variables and established the criteria enabling the reliable species identification of fragmentary fossil material. The corresponding biometrical analyses were undertaken with fossil material of the genus (2528...
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  • genus 
  • Pleistocene 更新世
  • Holocene 全新世
  • fossil 化石
  • fragmentary 碎片的
  • extant 现存
  • suggest 建议
  • earliest 最早的
  • absent 不在的
  • mammal 哺乳动物