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http://palaeo-electronica.org/content/fc-1 Benton et al. 2015
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The Cambay Shale of West-Central India is dated as middle Ypresian based on the occurrence of foraminifera diagnostic of the Shallow Benthic Zone 10 and planktonic zone 6b (Rose et al., 2008). The top of the Ypresian is dated at 47.8 Ma ± 0.2 Myr = 47.6 Ma (Gradstein et al., 2012).
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For the soft maximum divergence of crown lagomorphs we choose the K-Pg boundary at 66.04 Ma ± 0.4 Myr = 66 Ma, based on the occurrence of basal Glires such as Mimotona and Heomys (Dashzeveg and Russell, 1988; Li and Ting, 1993).
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Rose et al. (2008) identified these fossils as lagomorph on the basis of the occurrence of a calcaneal canal that passes diagonally through the bone, entering on the lateral side just inferior or proximal to the ﬁbular facet and emerging just distal to the sustentacular facet and proximal to the cuboid facet. Further, in their cladistic analysis, Rose et al. (2008) assigned the Vastan ankle bones unequivocally to Leporidae, the hares, nested well within crown Lagomorpha.
Rose, K.D., DeLeon, V.B., Missiaen, P., Rana, R.S., Sahni, A., Singh, L., and Smith, T. 2008. Early Eocene lagomorph (Mammalia) from Western India and the early diversification of Lagomorpha. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 275:1203-1208.
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