The Malagasy Subfossils

Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 21)


The Malagasy Vertebrate fauna, nowadays represented by types of medium or small size, shows many original features; however, it is but a relic of a far more diversified fauna, whose largest species in particular occur abundantly in a state of ossification. Their freshness is proof of their recent age; these are the subfossils.


Marine Transgression Temporal Fossa Eastern Forest Giant Tortoise Malagasy Lemur 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Mahe
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  1. 1.Geological LaboratoryUniversity of MadagascarTananariveMadagascar

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