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New Collection of Fossil Remains of Hyotherium pilgrimi (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Suidae), from Middle Miocene Rocks of Lower Siwaliks of Pakistan

New Collection of Fossil Remains of Hyotherium pilgrimi (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Suidae), from Middle Miocene Rocks of Lower Siwaliks of Pakistan

Sadaf Aslam1,2*, Abdul Majid Khan2 and Muhammad Akhtar2

1Centre for Undergraduate Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
2Department of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

*      Corresponding author: sadaf.hons@pu.edu.pk

Fig. 1.

Map showing different localities of Lower Siwaliks from where fossils have been collected.

Fig. 2.

Hyotherium pilgrimi. Upper Dentition. 1. PUPC 15/342, lM1. 2. PUPC 97/88, rM1. 3. PUPC 95/6, lM2. a. Occlusal view. b. Lingual view. c. Buccal view. Scale bar, 10mm.

Fig. 3.

Hyotherium pilgrimi. Lower Dentition. 1. PUPC 96/62, lp4. 2. PUPC 16/79, rm2. 3. PUPC 16/87, lp4. 4. PUPC 15/256, rm1. 5. PUPC 95/16, lp4-m2. a. Occlusal view. b. Lingual view. c. Buccal view. Scale bar, 10mm.

Fig. 4.

Scatter chart showing comparative measurement of cheek teeth of Hyotherium pilgrimi. *Referred material taken from Pickford (1988).

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Vol. 53, Iss. 1, Pages 1-400

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