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A pangolin from the French Quercy phosphorites
The origin of dinosaurs
The skull of Tetraceratops
Les traces de pas d'amphibiens, de dinosaures et autres reptiles du Mesozoïque Français
Notidanodon tooth (Neoselachii: Hexanchiformes) in the Late Jurassic of New Zealand
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)