The first discovery of a Cretaceous mammal. American Museum novitates ; no. 2285

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dc.contributor.author Van Valen, Leigh M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Wortman, Jacob Lawson. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hill, R. S. (Russell S.) en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:49:05Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:49:05Z
dc.date.issued 1967 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/3079
dc.description 4 p. ; 24 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 4). en_US
dc.description.abstract "The first discovery (recognition) of a Cretaceous mammal was that of Meniscoessus conquistus by Wortman in 1882. Its type locality can be restricted to part of Harding County, South Dakota, from newly uncovered correspondence. Mammals of the late Cretaceous Bug Creek facies occur in Wyoming as well as in eastern Montana, and were first collected in 1892"--P. [1]. en_US
dc.format.extent 353445 bytes
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2285 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2285, 1967 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Meniscoessus conquistus. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mammals, Fossil -- South Dakota -- Harding County. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Cretaceous -- South Dakota -- Harding County. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- South Dakota -- Harding County. en_US
dc.title The first discovery of a Cretaceous mammal. American Museum novitates ; no. 2285 en_US
dc.title.alternative Cretaceous mammal en_US
dc.type text en_US

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  • American Museum Novitates
    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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