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Dec 11, 2009 ... to other basal mammals and the Cretaceous monotreme Teinolophos trusleri. Steropodon had three lower molar teeth with well-developed, ...

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Full Text (PDF) - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Jan 29, 2008 Teinolophos suggests that the two monotreme clades were al- ready distinct in the Early Cretaceous, and that their divergence may predate ...
Brief report - AGRO
Vol. 46, No. 1, pp.
PDF - TimeTree
trophied mandibular canal also occurs in Teinolophos suggests that ornithorhynchids with electroreceptive bills had evolved no later than 113 Ma. ere is also an.
Developmental Patterns in Mesozoic Evolution of Mammal Ears
Aug 25, 2011 Mammalia. Mammaliaformes. Mammaliamorpha.
Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place In Nature
the jaw of an early platypus relative called Teinolophos that lived after the split between monotremes and other mammals but still had ear bones connected to its .

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These 7 Animals Survived What Dinosaurs Couldn't
Have you ever wondered what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth? Well, it turns out, there are vestiges of that life everywhere today.
Ear-splitting discovery rocks mammal identity
Rich and his colleagues had recently unearthed a fossil of Teinolophos trusleri, an ancestor of modern monotremes that lived 115 million years ago. "He said he had some new Teinolophos specimens and when he showed them to me I almost fell off my chair ...
Platypus Much Older Than Thought, Lived with Dinos
But remains of what was believed to be a distant forebear of both the platypus and the echidna—the fossil species Teinolophos—actually belong to an early platypus, according to scientists who performed an x-ray analysis of a Teinolophos jawbone.
Platypus ancestor found
After 20 months of analysis, researchers today unveiled the 12mm to 15mm-long jaw bone of the Teinolophos trusleri. The specimen is a monotreme like the platypus and echidna, which, unlike other mammals, lay eggs and lack whiskers, teeth and external ...
Platypus fossil suggests slow evolution
From examinations of Teinolophos skeletons, it was unclear whether the creature was a platypus or some general monotreme ancestor. So Timothy Rowe of the University of Texas in Austin and his colleagues put three of the skulls through high-resolution ...

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Teinolophos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Teinolophos trusleri was a prehistoric species of monotreme, or egg-laying mammal. It is known from a lower jawbone found in Flat Rocks, Victoria, Australia .
Teinolophos - Prehistoric Wildlife
Information about the monotreme mammal Teinolophos and other prehistoric creatures.
Digimorph - Teinolophos trusleri (fossil monotreme)
Jan 31, 2008 Digital Morphology account of a fossil monotreme, Teinolophos trusleri, featuring CT-generated animations of the left jaw.
Teinolophos trusleri the earliest known platypus
Teinolophos trusleri the earliest known platypus. This early platypus is known from the Aptian Stage of the Lower Cretaceous. The holotype is a partial dentary  ...
Monotreme nature of the Australian Early Cretaceous mammal
The morphology of the single preserved molar of the holotype of the Australian Early Cretaceous (Aptian) mammal Teinolophos trusleri shows that it is a ...

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