multituberculate

multituberculate

[‚məl·tē·tə‚bər·kyə′lāt]
(vertebrate zoology)
Of teeth, having several or many simple conical cusps.
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This fossil find -- the oldest ancestor in the multituberculate family tree -- represents a newly discovered species known as Rugosodon eurasiaticus.
cimolodontan multituberculate mammal from South America.
That ultimately led to multituberculate extinction about 34 million years ago.
In this sedimentary unit, a large array of fossil vertebrates were collected, including, perciform and dipnoan fishes, sphenodontian lizards, chelid turtles, hadrosaurid, abelisaurid and titanosaurian dinosaurs, as well as, two ornithurine birds, and dryolestoid and multituberculate mammals (CLARKE & CHIAPPE, 2001; MARTINELLI & FORASIEPI, 2004; ROUGIER et al.
Phylogeny and Systematics of Multituberculate Mammals.
INTRODUCTION The study of the Multituberculate, Ectypodus lovei, is part of a larger analysis of the small mammal fauna from the Medicine Pole Hills Local Fauna.
While Krause and his colleagues must content themselves with a fistful of teeth from Madagascar, the Gobi Desert in Mongolia has provided scientists with a veritable treasure trove of multituberculate specimens.
2000): The earliest mammal of the European Paleocene: the multituberculate Hainina.
Jaw movement, dental function, and diet in the Paleocene multituberculate Ptilodus.
A complex series of anteroposteriorly oriented ridges has been described in the nasal cavities of the late Paleocene multituberculate Lambdopsalis (Miao 1988), and of Morganucodon, one of the oldest known mammals from the Late Triassic and Early Jurassic Periods (Kermack et al.