Integrated hearing and chewing modules decoupled in a Cretaceous stem therian mammal

Mao, FY; Hu, YM; Li, CK; Wang, YQ; Chase, MH; Smith, AK; Meng, J

Mao, FY (corresponding author), Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Vertebrate Paleontol & Paleoanthropol, Key Lab Vertebrate Evolut & Human Origins, Beijing 100044, Peoples R China.; Mao, FY (corresponding author), CAS Ctr Excellence Life & Paleoenvironm, Beijing 100044, Peoples R China.; Mao, FY; Meng, J (corresponding author), Amer Museum Nat Hist, Div Paleontol, New York, NY 10024 USA.; Meng, J (corresponding author), CUNY, Grad Ctr, Earth & Environm Sci, New York, NY 10016 USA.

SCIENCE, 2020; 367 (6475): 305


On the basis of multiple skeletal specimens from Liaoning, China, we report a new genus and species of Cretaceous stem therian mammal that displays de......

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