and other mammal hair recovered from palaeogene excreta.
1935 Ectypodus russelli Multituberculate
mammal Loris Shano Russell, Curator
This fossil find -- the oldest ancestor in the multituberculate
family tree -- represents a newly discovered species known as Rugosodon eurasiaticus.
The scientists examined teeth from 41 multituberculate
species kept in fossil collections worldwide.
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
(2000): The earliest mammal of the European Paleocene: the multituberculate
First ?cimolodontan multituberculate
mammal from South America.
Jaw movement, dental function, and diet in the Paleocene multituberculate
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.