Der Saiga-Fund von Pahren. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der paläarktischen Verbreitungsgeschichte der Gattung Saiga GRAY 1843 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Gebietes der DDR

Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke
Following a short overview of the history of research on fossil Saiga remains from the GDR, available finds are reviewed and augmented by the description of a skull fragment of possibly Upper Pleistocene age from Pahren near Zeulenroda (Bezirk Gera). A comparision of this fossil with other Saiga remains from Eurasia leads to the creation of preliminary morphological groupings. Unresolved taxonomic problems are mentioned.The regional distribution of fossil Saiga in the GDR does not show...