A NEW SPECIMEN OF ANKALAGON (MAMMALIA, MESONYCHIA) AND EVIDENCE OF SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN MESONYCHIANS

@inproceedings{OLeary2000ANS,
  title={A NEW SPECIMEN OF ANKALAGON (MAMMALIA, MESONYCHIA) AND EVIDENCE OF SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN MESONYCHIANS},
  author={Maureen A O'Leary and Spencer G. Lucas and Thomas E. Williamson},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract A new, relatively complete and well-preserved mandible and dentition of the mesonychian Ankalagon saurognathus from the early Paleocene (Torrejonian) of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico, provides evidence of sexual dimorphism in dentary depth and canine size in Mesonychidae. The new specimen has a particularly well-preserved postcanine dentition, and m1 and m2 differ little in morphology or size from those in the holotype. The p3–p4 and m3 in the new specimen are smaller in length and… 

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