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1 May 2009 Panthera leo atrox (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) in Chiapas, Mexico
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A well-preserved right lower jaw with complete P3-M1 and an isolated canine of a large felid was found in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico. It is identified as the American lion Panthera leo atrox. Its presence in Chiapas documents its southernmost distribution in North America.

Marisol Montellano-Ballesteros and Gerardo Carbot-Chanona "Panthera leo atrox (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae) in Chiapas, Mexico," The Southwestern Naturalist 54(2), 217-222, (1 May 2009). https://doi.org/10.1894/CLG-20.1
Received: 20 February 2008; Accepted: 1 September 2008; Published: 1 May 2009
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