Palaeoenvironment examination of the terminal Miocene hominoid locality of the Zhaotong Basin, southwestern China, based on the rhinocerotid remains

  title={Palaeoenvironment examination of the terminal Miocene hominoid locality of the Zhaotong Basin, southwestern China, based on the rhinocerotid remains},
  author={Xiaokang Lu and Xueping Ji and Sukuan Hou and ShiQi Wang and Qin-Qin Shi and Shaokun Chen and Boyang Sun and Yikun Li and Yu Li and Tengsong Yu and Wenqi Li},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  pages={234 - 242}
Abstract Anatomic modification in evolution process of mammals was closely correlated with the environmental changes, and become the powerful evidence for reconstructing the palaeoenvironment shaped their evolution. Rhinocerotid fossils are important indicators of the ecosystems inhabited by the mammalian faunas. Here, we first described remains of two rhinocerotids from the terminal Miocene Zhaotong Basin, the most recent hominoid locality in South China, including Acerorhinus lufengensis and… 
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