Taxonomic Revision and New Observations on the Postcranial Skeleton, Biogeography, and Biostratigraphy of the Dicynodont Genus Dicynodontoides, the Senior Subjective Synonym of Kingoria (Therapsida, Anomodontia)

@inproceedings{Angielczyk2009TaxonomicRA,
  title={Taxonomic Revision and New Observations on the Postcranial Skeleton, Biogeography, and Biostratigraphy of the Dicynodont Genus Dicynodontoides, the Senior Subjective Synonym of Kingoria (Therapsida, Anomodontia)},
  author={Kenneth D. Angielczyk and Christian A. Sidor and Sterling J. Nesbitt and Roger M. H. Smith and Linda Akiko Tsuji},
  year={2009}
}
ABSTRACT The postcranial skeleton of Kingoria is well-described, and previous authors noted the taxon's divergent pectoral, pelvic, and femoral morphologies. Yet, humeral morphology of Kingoria has remained enigmatic because of poor preservation and the absence of published descriptions. Here we describe new, nearly complete humeri of Kingoria collected from the Upper Permian Usili Formation, Ruhuhu Basin, Tanzania. These specimens demonstrate that the humeral morphology of K. nowacki is much… 

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