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By Sergio Martínez,Claudia J. del Río,Alejandra Rojas

The Quaternary includes a short time within the Earth’s historical past, and except a couple of exceptions, molluscan assemblages recovered from exposures alongside the coast of Southwestern South the USA (Southern Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina) are primarily a similar than those who inhabit the sector this present day, resulting in the belief that no very important swap within the distribution of the faunas given that Pleistocene occasions has happened. in spite of the fact that, the great taxonomic and temporal solution reached within the final years, allowed us to become aware of a few biogeographic adjustments, even though conventional biogeographic devices stay a similar (i.e. Magellanic and Argentinean Provinces). those adjustments contain commonly adaptations within the taxonomic composition of the assemblages and within the southern barriers of a few species distributions (extralimital species), at the present time retracted northwards. those alterations are on the topic of southward shifts of the nice and cozy waters of the Brazilian present, correlated with worldwide hot peaks. This phenomenon was once extra severe within the past due Pleistocene (MIS 5e) and within the Holocene among ca. 6500-3500 14C yr.

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