A New Giant Salamander (Urodela, Pancryptobrancha) from the Miocene of Eastern Europe (Grytsiv, Ukraine)

@inproceedings{Vasilyan2013ANG,
  title={A New Giant Salamander (Urodela, Pancryptobrancha) from the Miocene of Eastern Europe (Grytsiv, Ukraine)},
  author={Davit Vasilyan and Madelaine B{\"o}hme and Viacheslav M. Chkhikvadze and Yuriy A. Semenov and Walter G. Joyce},
  year={2013}
}
ABSTRACT We present new and well-preserved giant salamander material from the Miocene of the Grytsiv locality, Ukraine. Disarticulated skull and postcranial bones from two individuals are described as a new taxon, Ukrainurus hypsognathus, gen. et sp. nov. U. hypsognathus is characterized by poorly ossified bone tissues, relatively inflexible mandibles, a high dentary, a crista on the lingual surface of the dentary, a pars dentalis of the dentary that is composed of a dental lamina and a… 
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