The Vertebrates References

Mammalia: References

Abbreviated Dendrogram
Mammaliformes │ └─Mammalia ├─Australosphenida │ ├─Ausktribosphenidae │ └─Monotremata └─┬─Triconodonta └─┬─Spalacotheroidea └─Cladotheria ├─Dryolestoidea └─Theria │ ├─Metatheria └─Eutheria

Spalacotheroidea & Cladotheria


Averianov, AO (2002), Early Cretaceous "symmetrodont" mammal Gobiotheriodon from Mongolia and the classification of "Symmetrodonta". Acta Palaeontol. Pol. 47: 705-716. Tinodontidae.

Cifelli, RL & SK Madsen (1998), Triconodont mammals from the medial Cretaceous of Utah. J. Vert. Paleontol. 18: 403-411. Amphilestes; Priacodon,Triconodontidae, Trioracodon.

Cifelli, RL, TR Lipka, CR Schaff & TB Rowe (1999) First early Cretaceous mammal from the eastern seaboard of the United States. J. Vert. Paleontol. 19: 199-203.  Amphilestes, Priacodon, Trioracodon.

Cifelli, RL, JR Wible & FA Jenkins, Jr. (1998), Triconodont mammals from the Cloverly Formation (Lower Cretaceous), Montana and Wyoming. J. Vert. Paleontol.. 18: 237-241. Triconodontidae.

Ensom, P & D Sigogneau-Russell 2000), New symmetrodonts (Mammalia, Theria) from the Purbeck Limestone Group, Lower Cretaceous, southern England. Cretaceous Res. 21: 767-779. Tinodontidae

Fox, RC (1985), Upper molar structure in the Late Cretaceous symmetrodont Symmetrodontoides Fox, and a classification of the Symmetrodonta (Mammalia). J. Paleontol. 59:21-26. Spalacotheriidae; Tinodontidae.

Freeman, EF (1979), A Middle Jurassic mammals bed from Oxfordshire. Palaeontology 22: 135-166.  Amphilestes.

Hu, Y, Y Wang, Z-X Luo, & C Li (1997), A new symmetrodont mammal from China and its implications for mammalian evolution. Nature 390:137-142. Gobiconodon, Monotremata, Spalacotheriidae, Spalacotheroidea.

Jenkins Jr., FA & CR Schaff (1988), The Early Cretaceous mammal Gobiconodon (Mammalia, Triconodonta) from the Cloverly Formation in Montana. J. Vert. Paleontol. 8: 1-24. Gobiconodon.

Ji,Q, Z-X Luo & S-A Ji (1999), A Chinese triconodont mammal and mosaic evolution of the mammalian skeleton. Nature 398: 326-330. Gobiconodon.

Ji, Q, Z-X Luo, C-X Yuan, JR Wible , J-P Zhang & JA Georgi (2002), The earliest eutherian mammal. Nature 416: 816-822. Gobiconodon, Priacodon, Triconodonta.

Kermack, KA (1963), The cranial structure of the triconodonts. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 243: 83-103. Triconodontidae, Trioracodon.

Kielan-Jaworowska, Z, MJ Novacek, BA Trofimov & D Dashzeveg (2000), Mammals from the Mesozoic of Mongolia, in MJ Benton, MA Shshkin, DM Unwin & EN Kurochkin (eds.), The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia. Cambridge Univ. Press. pp. 573-626. Gobiconodon, Triconodonta.

Kielan-Jaworowska, Z, RL Cifelli & Z-X Luo (2002), Dentition and relationships of the Jurassic mammal Shuotherium. Acta Palaeontol. Pol. 47: 479–486.  WWW. Australosphenida.

Lohnes, D, M Mark, C Mendelsohn, P Dollé, A Dierich, P Gorry, A Gansmuller & P Chambon, (1994), Function of the retinoic acid receptors (RARs) during development. I. Craniofacial and skeletal abnormalities in RAR double mutants. Development 120: 2723-2748. Triconodontidae

Luo, Z-X, RL Cifelli & Z Kielan-Jaworowska 2001a), Dual origin of tribosphenic mammals. Nature 409: 53-57.  WWW. Ausktribosphenida, Australosphenida, Cladotheria, Mammalia; Overview, Spalacotheroidea.

Luo, Z-X, AW Crompton, & A-L Sun 2001), A new mammaliaform from the Early Jurassic and evolution of mammalian characteristics. Science 292: 1535-1546. Triconodonta.

Luo, Z-X, Z Kielan-Jaworowska & RL Cifelli (2002), In quest for a phylogeny of Mesozoic mammals. Acta Palaeontol. Pol. 47: 1-78. Amphilestes, Ausktribosphenidae, Gobiconodon, Jeholodens, Overview, Priacodon, Triconodonta, Triconodontidae, Trioracodon.

Pough, FH, CM Janis & JB Heiser (1999), Vertebrate Life (5th ed.), Prentice Hall, 733+ pp. Theria

Prasad, GVR & BK Manhas (2002), Triconodont mammals from the Jurassic Kota Formation of India. Geodiversitas 24: 445-464. Jeholodens.

Rasmussen, TE & G Callison (1981), A new species of triconodont mammal from the Upper Jurassic of Colorado. J. Paleontol. 55:628-634. Priacodon.

Rich, TR, TF Flannery, P Trusler, L Kool, NA van Klaveren, & P Vickers-Rich (2001), A second tribosphenic mammal from the Mesozoic of Australia. Rec. Queen Victoria Mus. 110: 1-9. Ausktribosphenidae, Australosphenida, Overview.

Rose KD, RL Cifelli & TR Lipka (2001), Second tricondont dentary from the Early Cretaceous of Maryland. J. Vert. Paleontol. 21: 628-632 Triconodontidae.

Rougier, GW, MJ Novacek, MC McKenna & JR Wible 2001), Gobiconodonts from the Early Cretaceous of Oshih (Ashile), Mongolia. Am. Mus. Nov. #3348, 30 pp.

Sigogneau-Russell, D (1995), Two possibly aquatic triconodont mammals from the Early Cretaceous of Morocco. Acta Pal. Pol. 40: 149-162. Amphilestes, Gobiconodon, Triconodonta, Triconodontidae.

Sigogneau-Russell, D & P Ensom (1998), Thereuodon (Theria, Symmetrodonta) from the Lower Cretaceous of North Africa and Europe, and a brief review of symmetrodonts. Cretaceous Res. 19: 445-470. Spalacotheriidae; Thereudontidae, Tinodontidae.

Wang, Y-Q, Y-M Hu, J Meng & C-K Li (2001), An ossified Meckel's Cartilage in two Cretaceous mammals and origin of the mammalian middle ear. Science 294: 357-361. Triconodonta

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