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Research Article

A New Machairodont from the Palmetto Fauna (Early Pliocene) of Florida, with Comments on the Origin of the Smilodontini (Mammalia, Carnivora, Felidae)

  • Steven C. Wallace mail,

    wallaces@etsu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Geosciences, Don Sundquist Center of Excellence in Paleontology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Richard C. Hulbert Jr

    Affiliation: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Published: March 13, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056173

About the Authors

Steven C. Wallace
Department of Geosciences, Don Sundquist Center of Excellence in Paleontology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, United States of America
Richard C. Hulbert Jr
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: wallaces@etsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SCW RCH. Performed the experiments: SCW RCH. Analyzed the data: SCW RCH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SCW RCH. Wrote the paper: SCW RCH.