A New Species of Small-Bodied Sparassodont (Mammalia, Metatheria) from the Middle Miocene Locality of Quebrada Honda, Bolivia

@inproceedings{Engelman2014ANS,
  title={A New Species of Small-Bodied Sparassodont (Mammalia, Metatheria) from the Middle Miocene Locality of Quebrada Honda, Bolivia},
  author={Russell K. Engelman and Darin A. Croft},
  year={2014}
}
ABSTRACT The Sparassodonta (Mammalia, Metatheria) are a group of carnivorous mammals that dominated the macropredatory guild of South America during the Cenozoic. Here, we describe a new sparassodont based on a single specimen from the middle Miocene Quebrada Honda local fauna of southern Bolivia. This specimen (UF 27881) does not clearly correspond to any major sparassodont group (e.g., Hathliacynidae, Borhyaenidae, etc.) and represents a morphotype previously unknown among the Sparassodonta… 

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