Superfamily Gondwanatherioidea: a previously unrecognized radiation of multituberculate mammals in South America.

@article{Krause1993SuperfamilyGA,
  title={Superfamily Gondwanatherioidea: a previously unrecognized radiation of multituberculate mammals in South America.},
  author={David W. Krause and J F Bonaparte},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1993},
  volume={90 20},
  pages={9379-83}
}
Multituberculates were the longest-lived order of the Class Mammalia and, during the Mesozoic and early Cenozoic, were among the most diverse and abundant representatives of the class. However, until the recent discovery of two Cretaceous teeth, one from South America and one from Africa, they were known only from northern continents. Additional material of the South American form Ferugliotherium has confirmed its multituberculate affinities and indicates that it may be a derived member of the… CONTINUE READING
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