Turkish Journal of Zoology
Lower Dentition of Dorcatherium majus (Tragulidae, Mammalia) in the Lower and Middle Siwaliks (Miocene) of Pakistan
Dorcatherium majus is one of the 4 Asian species of Dorcatherium found in the Siwaliks of Pakistan. Many fossiliferous sites in the Lower and Middle Siwaliks of Pakistan (Middle and Late Miocene) were visited in the last 14 years and many specimens of D. majus were found. Some specimens are well preserved and some are in a poor state of preservation. Among the collected specimens, 8 were included in this study due to their good preservation. All the selected specimens belong to the lower dentition of D. majus and document intraspecific size variation.
Tragulidae, Dorcatherium majus, Siwaliks, Miocene, lower dentition
FAROOQ, UMAR; KHAN, MUHAMMAD AKBAR; AKHTAR, MUHAMMAD; and KHAN, ABDUL MAJID (2008) "Lower Dentition of Dorcatherium majus (Tragulidae, Mammalia) in the Lower and Middle Siwaliks (Miocene) of Pakistan," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 32: No. 1, Article 14. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol32/iss1/14