New Multituberculate Mammals from The Mid-Cretaceous (Lower Cenomanian) Wayan Formation of Southeastern Idaho and Implications for The Early Evolution of Cimolodonta

  title={New Multituberculate Mammals from The Mid-Cretaceous (Lower Cenomanian) Wayan Formation of Southeastern Idaho and Implications for The Early Evolution of Cimolodonta},
  author={Lucas N. Weaver and G P Wilson and L. J. Krumenacker and Kayla Mclaughlin and Jason R Moore and David J. Varricchio},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
  pages={1 - 12}
ABSTRACT During the mid-Cretaceous, multituberculate mammal communities were restructured, as ‘plagiaulacidan’ multituberculates, common from the Middle Jurassic through Early Cretaceous, began to be replaced by the Cimolodonta, a clade that would come to be the most abundant and diverse group of mammals during the Late Cretaceous and early Paleocene. Although these broad strokes of multituberculate evolutionary history are well documented, the only fossil assemblage detailing this rise of the… 
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