A new leptarctine ( Carnivora : Mustelidae ) from the early Miocene of the northern Tibetan Plateau : implications for the phylogeny and zoogeography of basal mustelids

@inproceedings{Wang2004ANL,
  title={A new leptarctine ( Carnivora : Mustelidae ) from the early Miocene of the northern Tibetan Plateau : implications for the phylogeny and zoogeography of basal mustelids},
  author={Xiaoming Wang and ZHANXIANG QIU and Banyue Wang},
  year={2004}
}
A recently discovered basal mustelid carnivoran, Kinometaxia guangpui gen. et sp. nov. , is described from the lower Miocene Tiejianggou Formation in the Danghe (Tabenbuluk) area of the northern Tibetan Plateau, north-western Gansu Province, China. The new Chinese form has a double temporal crest and roughened surface on the temporal area, a small orbit, a deep zygomatic arch, an anterolaterally expanded ectotympanic that fuses with the postglenoid process, and a lateral opening of the… CONTINUE READING