"The "cave lion" Panthera tigris spelaea (GOLDFUSS) "

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1996
Authors:Groiss, VJT
Journal:Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie und Palaontologie - Monatshefte
Date Published:1996
Keywords:Panthera leo, Panthera tigris

The systematic status on the Quaternary "cave lion" from Franconian caves is controversially discussed. Studies of brain casts show that this species belongs to the tiger genus.

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