PYROTHERIUM MACFADDENI, SP. NOV. (LATE OLIGOCENE, BOLIVIA) AND THE PEDAL MORPHOLOGY OF PYROTHERES

@inproceedings{Shockey2004PYROTHERIUMMS,
  title={PYROTHERIUM MACFADDENI, SP. NOV. (LATE OLIGOCENE, BOLIVIA) AND THE PEDAL MORPHOLOGY OF PYROTHERES},
  author={Bruce J. Shockey and F Daza},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract The common pyrothere of Salla, Bolivia (Deseadan, late Oligocene) is described as a new species, Pyrotherium macfaddeni. It is distinguished by its small size (linear dimensions but two-thirds those of Pyrotherium romeroi) and pi-shaped upper premolars. Recovery at Salla of the first known calcaneum of Pyrotherium permits the description and analysis of the proximal tarsus. It is distinctive by the pronounced dorsoventral compression of the calcaneal tuber and similar flattening of the… Expand
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