First gondwanatherian mammal from Antarctica

  title={First gondwanatherian mammal from Antarctica},
  author={F. Goin and Marcelo Reguero and R. Pascual and W. von Koenigswald and M. O. Woodburne and J. Case and S. Marenssi and C. Vieytes and S. Vizca{\'i}no},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={135 - 144}
  • F. Goin, Marcelo Reguero, +6 authors S. Vizcaíno
  • Published 2006
  • Geology
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
  • Abstract Gondwanatherians are an enigmatic group of extinct non-therian mammals apparently restricted to some of the western Gondwanan continents (Late Cretaceous-early Palaeocene of South America, and Late Cretaceous of Madagascar and India). They developed rodent-like incisors and the earliest known hypsodont cheek-teeth among mammals. Recently, a small rodent-like dentary fragment was recovered from middle Eocene beds on the Antarctic Peninsula, preserving part of the incisor; both the… CONTINUE READING
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