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Hypoplasia: CT-scan or naked eye?
Eocene otoliths (Clinchfield Formation), Georgia
New elephant cranium from early Pliocene Ileret, Kenya
Early adaptive radiation of Theridomorpha
Macroscelidea, Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene of east Africa
A new Ardynomys (Rodentia,Cylindrodontidae) from the Eocene of the eastern Gobi Desert, Mongolia.Ardynomys; Eocene; Mongolia; Rodentia; systematics
Cite this article: Dashzeveg D., 1996. A new Ardynomys (Rodentia,Cylindrodontidae) from the Eocene of the eastern Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Palaeovertebrata 25 (2-4): 339-348.
A partial skull of Ardynomys russelli sp. nov. (Rodentia, Cylindrodontidae) is described. This was collected in the late Eocene of Alag Tsab locality in the eastem Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Ardynomys russelli sp. nov. is characterized by small size, brachyodont molars, and retention of P3. It represents the earliest record of the genus Ardynomys MATTHEW & GRANGER, 1925, in Asia.
Published in Vol. 25, Fasc. 2-4 (1996)