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Calede Lab

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Sep 23

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For #FossilFriday, the latest publication from the lab: doi.org/10.1080/147720… published in @Natural History Museum's Journal of Systematic Palaeontology @Taylor & Francis Research Insights. Work with @Athena Tse and former undergraduate Kristin Cairns. 1/

The Eurasian fossil record is rich with the remains of sminthid rodents, a clade today represented by a single genus, Sicista. In contrast, the North American record of the family is sparse and exc...

doi.org/10.1080/147720…

The first evidence of Heosminthus from North America and the phylogenetics of Sminthidae (Mammalia,...

The Eurasian fossil record is rich with the remains of sminthid rodents, a clade today represented by a single genus, Sicista. In contrast, the North American record of the family is sparse and exc...

We describe the first species of sminthid rodent from North America with smooth incisors and revise the phylogenetics of the family. Huge thanks to @Yuri Kimura who developed the framework for it all. 2/

Specimens are from @Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, @KU Natural History Museum, @Field Museum, and @UMontana College of Humanities & Sciences. Work started many years ago in @Greg Wilson Mantilla lab. @Sharlene Santana provided access to CT scanning. 3/

Funding provided by @Am Phil Society, @SigmaXiSociety, @geosociety, @The Paleontological Society, @UW Biology, @Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, @Ohio State Marion, Evolving Earth foundation, Northwest Association, and Tobacco Root Geological Society 4/

Work done @EEOBatOSU and @Ohio State Marion!

Calede Lab

@CaledeLab

Vertebrate Paleontology, Anatomy, Ecology, and Evolution at the Ohio State University at Marion. Tweets my own.

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