A Jurassic mammal from South America

  title={A Jurassic mammal from South America},
  author={Oliver W. M. Rauhut and Thomas Martin and Edgardo Ortiz-Jaureguizar and Pablo F. Puerta},
The Jurassic period is an important stage in early mammalian evolution, as it saw the first diversification of this group, leading to the stem lineages of monotremes and modern therian mammals. However, the fossil record of Jurassic mammals is extremely poor, particularly in the southern continents. Jurassic mammals from Gondwanaland are so far only known from Tanzania and Madagascar, and from trackway evidence from Argentina. Here we report a Jurassic mammal represented by a dentary, which is… Expand
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  • D. Pol, O. Rauhut
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
  • 2012
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