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The “Proboscidean Datum Event:” How Many Proboscideans and How Many Events?

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The expression “Proboscidean Datum Event” has been coined by Madden and Van Couvering (1976) to name the major dispersal event which concerned mammalian faunas and which was known to have occurred in the early Miocene from Africa toward Eurasia.

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Sister Group Middle Miocene Mammalian Fauna Large Foraminifera Miocene Locality 
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Paléontologie des Vertébrés et de Paléontologie HumaineUniversité P. & M. CurieParis Cedex 05France

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