Evidence for Cenozoic extensional basin development and tectonic inversion south of the flat-slab segment, southern Central Andes, Chile (33°–36°S.L.)
The Tinguiririca Fauna, Chile: Biochronology, paleoecology, biogeography, and a new earliest Oligocene South American Land Mammal 'Age'
South America's earliest rodent and recognition of a new interval of mammalian evolution
THE mid-Cenozoic immigration of rodents and primates to South America (when it was widely isolated by oceans) represents a pre-eminent problem in the biogeographical history of placental mammals. The…
Recent advances in South American mammalian paleontology.
A Phylogenetic Analysis and Definition of the Carnivora
A Middle Jurassic mammal from Madagascar
- J. J. Flynn, J. Parrish, B. Rakotosamimanana, William F Simpson, A. Wyss
- Environmental Science, GeographyNature
- 2 September 1999
The lower molars of tribosphenic mammals (marsupials, placentals and their extinct allies) are marked, primitively, by a basined heel (talonid) acting as the mortar to the pestle of a large inner…
A NEW BASAL GLYPTODONTID AND OTHER XENARTHRA OF THE EARLY MIOCENE CHUCAL FAUNA, NORTHERN CHILE
A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of glyptodontids—the first for the group—suggests that Glyptatelinae and Propalaehoplophorinae are paraphyletic and that ParapropalaeHoplophorus is an early diverging glyptid, not closely related to other Santacrucian species.
A new fossil mammal assemblage from the southern Chilean Andes: implications for geology, geochronology, and tectonics
Notoungulata and Litopterna of the Early Miocene Chucal Fauna, Northern Chile
Three new species of mesotheriid notoungulates are described and a phylogenetic analysis places the three taxa from Chucal as early divergingMembers of the Mesotheriinae, with Eotypotherium chico representing the outgroup to all remaining members of the clade.
The Morphology of Tribosphenomys (Rodentiaformes, Mammalia): Phylogenetic Implications for Basal Glires
The results of the analyses confirm the outgroup placement of Tribosphenomys relative to Rodentia (in the crown-clade restricted sense of that name), and include a sister-group pairing of lagomorphs and rodents (Glires), with various extinct taxa interposed as sequential outgroups to each of these crown clades.