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Obdurodon Dicksoni

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Fossil of giant platypus unearthed in Riversleigh
Later on, a spectacular skull of another ancient platypus was recovered from the limestone deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of northwestern Queensland. The skull, named Obdurodon dicksoni, was near complete with teeth.
Prehistoric platypuses with bite
They named the 26-million-year-old species Obdurodon insignis. Obdurodon means “persisting tooth”. A second toothed platypus, Obdurodon dicksoni, was discovered by Mike Archer's group at Riversleigh in 1984 and dated to about 15 million years ago.
Unknown wonders: Riversleigh
For example, until 1971, we had very little understanding of the history of Australia's platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus).
Une molaire dévoile l'existence d'un ornithorynque géant
La première, Obdurodon dicksoni, y aurait vécu il y a 15 à 19 millions d'années. Elle nous a fourni le seul crâne fossilisé d'ornithorynque répertorié à ce jour. Cependant, il ne s'agit pas du plus vieux représentant connu de ce groupe.
Hallan restos del fósil del mayor ornitorrinco conocido en Australia
Otros restos fósiles hallados en Riversleigh, el "Obdurodon dicksoni", era un poco más grande que el "Obdurodon insignis" y habitó la zona hace más de 15 millones de años.Pero con el nuevo descubrimiento, los científicos se dieron cuenta de que una ...

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