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Hypoplasia: CT-scan or naked eye?
Eocene otoliths (Clinchfield Formation), Georgia
New elephant cranium from early Pliocene Ileret, Kenya
Evolution et extinction des reptiles marins au Mésozoïque
Early adaptive radiation of Theridomorpha
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)