The fossil aardvarks lMammaliac Tubulidentatar

@article{Patterson1975TheFA,
  title={The fossil aardvarks lMammaliac Tubulidentatar},
  author={Bryan Patterson},
  journal={Bulletin of The Museum of Comparative Zoology},
  year={1975},
  volume={147},
  pages={185-237}
}
  • B. Patterson
  • Published 1975
  • Biology
  • Bulletin of The Museum of Comparative Zoology
A new tubulidentate, Leptorycteropus guilielmi gen. et sp. nov. from Member B of Lothagam-1, Turkana District, Kenya, is described. It is a generalized form for an aardvark, despite its relatively recent age. Review of the known fossils indicates that Leptorycteropus, Onjcteropus and Myorijcteropus are representatives of three phyletic lineages. The aberrant Malagasy Plesiorycteropus is so distinct from the rest as to suggest that its ancestors reached the island at some time during the Eocene… 

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