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In quest for a phylogeny of Mesozoic mammals
We propose a phylogeny of all major groups of Mesozoic mammals based on phylogenetic analyses of 46 taxa and 275 osteological and dental characters, using parsimony methods (Swofford 2000). MammaliaExpand
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Eutherian mammals from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia
A collection of eutherian mammals consisting of 39 specimens (teeth and jaw fragments) from the ?Aptian or Albian Khoboor Beds in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia, is described. It contains 3 taxa:Expand
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Phylogeny and Systematics of Multituberculate Mammals
We present a synopsis of high-rank multituberculate systematicsand a manually generated cladogram illustrating multituberculate interrelationships. We divide the Multituberculata into theExpand
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EVOLUTION OF DENTAL REPLACEMENT IN MAMMALS
Abstract We provide a review of dental replacement features in stem clades of mammals and an hypothetical outline for the evolution of replacement frequency, mode, and sequence in early mammalianExpand
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Limb posture in early mammals: Sprawling or parasagittal
The limb posture in early mammals is a matter of controversy. Kielan-Jaworowska and Gambaryan presented arguments for a sprawling posture in multituberculates, based mainly on three characters of theExpand
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The lower jaw of an aegialodontid mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia
A partial lower jaw is described of an aegialodontid mammal, Kielantherium gobiensis Dashzeveg, 1975, from the Guchin Us beds of Mongolia (?Aptian or ?Albian). The jaw has four molars and four orExpand
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Postcranial skeleton of a Cretaceous multituberculate mammal
The fragmentary postcranial skeleton of an unidentified taeniolabidoid multituberculate from the Upper Cretaceous Djadokhta Formation at Bayn Dzak, Gobi Desert, Mongolia, is described. It consists ofExpand
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