The first occurrence of the large-sized deer Arvernoceros in the Early Pleistocene of Italy is reported. This genus was found in the sites of Madonna della Strada and Selvella (Central Italy). The considered remains have morphological and biometrical characters similar to those of the species A. giulii and are quite different from those of the genus Eucladoceros and of the genus Praemegaceros.

The genus Arvernoceros Heintz, 1970 in Italy: Preliminary report

Pandolfi L.
2011

Abstract

The first occurrence of the large-sized deer Arvernoceros in the Early Pleistocene of Italy is reported. This genus was found in the sites of Madonna della Strada and Selvella (Central Italy). The considered remains have morphological and biometrical characters similar to those of the species A. giulii and are quite different from those of the genus Eucladoceros and of the genus Praemegaceros.
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