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Révision des Rhombodontidae (Neoselachii Batomorphii) des bassins à phosphate du Maroc
A pangolin from the French Quercy phosphorites
The skull of Tetraceratops
Macroscelidea, Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene of east Africa
Les traces de pas de Dinosaures et autres Archosaures du Lias inférieur des grands Causses, Sud de la France
New records of the pantodont Archaeolambda from the Paléocène of southern ChinaArchaeolambda; China; Paleocene; Pantodont
Cite this article: Ting S., Schiebout J. A., Zheng J., 1996. New records of the pantodont Archaeolambda from the Paléocène of southern China. Palaeovertebrata 25 (2-4): 125-132.
Two new finds of pantodont materials from southern China, assigned to Archaeolambda, are described in this paper. One, a new species from the Nanxiong Basin, Guangdong Province, is similar to Alcidedorbignya inopinata from the early Paleocene of Tiupampa, Bolivia in size. It provides reliable evidence of the occurrence of Archaeolambda in the early-middle Paleocene of southern China. The second find includes specimens of Archaeolambda sp. cf. A. planicanina from the ?late Paleocene of Hengyang Basin, Hunan Province, which are the first record of a fossil mammal from the area near Hengyang city. The only vertebrate fossils previously found here were two genera of crocodiles discovered in 1938. This ﬁnd sheds new light on the local biostratigraphy.
Published in Vol. 25, Fasc. 2-4 (1996)