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Late Quaternary fossil vertebrates from the Cayman Islands

  • G. S. Morgan
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Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 71)

Abstract

From 1964–1987 paleontologists from the Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH — formerly the Florida State Museum) excavated a large number of late Pleistocene and Holocene vertebrate fossil deposits in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. Very little was known about the fossil vertebrates of the Cayman Islands prior to the surveys. The fossils collected form the basis for this review. A more comprehensive analysis, including the description of several new species, will appear elsewhere (Morgan, in prep.).

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Late Pleistocene Dominican Republic Fossil Site Fossil Vertebrate Vertebrate Fauna 
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