Paleontological Journal

, 43:686

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

Article

DOI: 10.1134/S0031030109060136

Cite this article as:
Vislobokova, I.A. Paleontol. J. (2009) 43: 686. doi:10.1134/S0031030109060136

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

SuidaemorphologyevolutionUpper Mioceneenvironments

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia