A New Early Cretaceous Tritylodontid (Synapsida, Cynodontia, Mammaliamorpha) from the Kuwajima Formation (Tetori Group) of Central Japan

@article{Matsuoka2016ANE,
  title={A New Early Cretaceous Tritylodontid (Synapsida, Cynodontia, Mammaliamorpha) from the Kuwajima Formation (Tetori Group) of Central Japan},
  author={Hiroshige Matsuoka and Nao Kusuhashi and Ian J. Corfe},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
  year={2016},
  volume={36}
}
ABSTRACT We describe tritylodontid remains from the Lower Cretaceous Kuwajima Formation (Tetori Group) in central Japan as representing a new genus, Montirictus kuwajimaensis, gen. et sp. nov. Montirictus is a medium-sized tritylodontid genus characterized by upper cheek teeth having the cusp formula 2-2-2 with subequal cusps, buccal and lingual cusps retaining a crescentic shape with both buccal and lingual ridges anteriorly, and ‘V’-shaped buccolingual cross-sections of two anteroposterior… Expand
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