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Révision des Rhombodontidae (Neoselachii Batomorphii) des bassins à phosphate du Maroc
Les traces de pas d'amphibiens, de dinosaures et autres reptiles du Mesozoïque Français
Evolution et extinction des reptiles marins au Mésozoïque
A new stem hystricognathous rodent from the Eocene of Tunisia
New Squalicorax species from the Lower Maastrichtian of Morocco
An Australian Miocene Brachipposideros (Mammalia, Chiroptera) related to Miocene representatives from FranceAustralia; bats; Chiroptera; Miocene
Cite this article: Sigé B., Hand S. J., Archer M., 1982. An Australian Miocene Brachipposideros (Mammalia, Chiroptera) related to Miocene representatives from France. Palaeovertebrata 12 (5): 149-172.
A new middle Miocene hipposiderid bat is described from a limestone deposit on Riversleigh Station in north-western Queensland. Hipposideros (Brachipposideros) nooraleebus n. sp. is the first record of this subgenus from anywhere in the world outside of France. The palaeoecological setting of the fossil bats appears to have been a relatively quiet, sunny lime-enriched tropical pool that contained tortoises, crocodiles and fish. It is possible that the bats were washed into the pool from an adjacent cave.
Published in Vol. 12, Fasc. 5 (1982)