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A new species of Celebochoerus (Suidae, Mammalia) from the Philippines and the paleobiogeography of the genus Celebochoerus Hooijer, 1948

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Abstract


  • Celebochoerus is a unique suid having extremely large upper tusks, and which was to date only known

    from the Pliocene-Pleistocene of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. Here, we report on the discovery of a

    canine fragment referable to Celebochoerus from the Cagayan Valley of Luzon, Northern Philippines. We

    name a new species, Celebochoerus cagayanensis nov. sp., which differs from the Sulawesi species

    Celebochoerus heekereni in having mesial and distal enamel bands on the upper canines. We see these

    characteristics as symplesiomorphic in suids and propose a migration route from the Philippines to

    Sulawesi, possibly out of Taiwan, which would have occurred independently from the better known

    Pleistocene migration route from India into Java.

Authors


  •   Ingicco, Thomas (external author)
  •   van den Bergh, Gerrit D.
  •   de Vos, John (external author)
  •   Castro, Abigael (external author)
  •   Amano, Noel (external author)
  •   Bautista, Angel (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Ingicco, T., van den Bergh, G., de Vos, J., Castro, A., Amano, N. & Bautista, A. (2016). A new species of Celebochoerus (Suidae, Mammalia) from the Philippines and the paleobiogeography of the genus Celebochoerus Hooijer, 1948. Geobios, 49 (4), 285-291.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84991607849

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5182&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4158

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 285

End Page


  • 291

Volume


  • 49

Issue


  • 4

Abstract


  • Celebochoerus is a unique suid having extremely large upper tusks, and which was to date only known

    from the Pliocene-Pleistocene of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. Here, we report on the discovery of a

    canine fragment referable to Celebochoerus from the Cagayan Valley of Luzon, Northern Philippines. We

    name a new species, Celebochoerus cagayanensis nov. sp., which differs from the Sulawesi species

    Celebochoerus heekereni in having mesial and distal enamel bands on the upper canines. We see these

    characteristics as symplesiomorphic in suids and propose a migration route from the Philippines to

    Sulawesi, possibly out of Taiwan, which would have occurred independently from the better known

    Pleistocene migration route from India into Java.

Authors


  •   Ingicco, Thomas (external author)
  •   van den Bergh, Gerrit D.
  •   de Vos, John (external author)
  •   Castro, Abigael (external author)
  •   Amano, Noel (external author)
  •   Bautista, Angel (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Ingicco, T., van den Bergh, G., de Vos, J., Castro, A., Amano, N. & Bautista, A. (2016). A new species of Celebochoerus (Suidae, Mammalia) from the Philippines and the paleobiogeography of the genus Celebochoerus Hooijer, 1948. Geobios, 49 (4), 285-291.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84991607849

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5182&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4158

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 285

End Page


  • 291

Volume


  • 49

Issue


  • 4