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Paleontological Journal

, 43:686

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The first record of Chleuastochoerus (Suidae, Artiodactyla) in Russia

  • I. A. VislobokovaAffiliated withBorissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences Email author 

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Abstract

A new species, Chleuastochoerus tuvensis, from the Late Miocene Taralyk-Cher locality in Tuva is described. Phylogenetic relationships and lifestyle of Chleuastochoerus, a unique member of the family Suidae, are discussed.

Key words

Suidae morphology evolution Upper Miocene environments