UN NUEVO DASYPROCTIDAE (RODENTIA, CAVIOMORPHA) DE LA EDAD FRIASENSE (MIOCENO TARDIO) DE PATAGONIA

María Guiomar Vucetich

Abstract


Alloiomys pattersoni gen. et. sp. nov. from Friasan Age (Late Miocene) is described. Its auditory region morphology and dental characters suggests a new adaptative type from both Santacrucian (Early Miocene) and living Dasyproctidae.

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