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Uzbekbaatar

Uzbekbaatar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Therapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Multituberculata
Suborder[?]: Cimolodonta
Genus: Uzbekbaatar
Species
  U. kizylkumensis

Ref.

Uzbekbaatar is a mammal genus from the Upper Cretaceous of Uzbekistan. It was a member of the extinct order of Multituberculata.
For those of a technical inclination, it's within the Suborder of Cimolodonta, though its further affinities are unclear.

Genus: Uzbekbaatar Kielan-Jaworowska Z & Nessov LA, 1992
'Uzbek hero'

Species: Uzbekbaatar kizylkumensis Kielan-Jaworowska Z & Nessov LA, 1992
Place:
Country: Uzbekistan
Age: Upper Cretaceous
Remarks: A second species was apparently described by Averianov in 1999, but I have no details.
Reference: Kielan-Jaworowska & Nessov (1992), Multituberculate mammals from the Cretaceous of Uzbekistan. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 37, p.1-17.

Page reference: Kielan-Jaworowska Z & Hurum JH (2001), Phylogeny and Systematics of multituberculate mammals. Paleontology 44, p.389-429.

(This information has been derived from [1] (http://home.arcor.de/ktdykes/cimolod.htm) MESOZOIC MAMMALS; 'basal' Cimolodonta, Cimolomyidae, Boffiidae and Kogaionidae, an internet directory. As that's my webpage, there are no issues of copyright. Trevor Dykes)



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