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DESCRIPTION OF CARNIVORA FOSSILS FROM LUFENG

Qi Guoqin (Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoantkropology Academia Sinica)  
Partial collections of Carnivora excavated by the Lufeng team in 1975 and 1976 are described in this paper. They are: Proputorius lufengensis sp. nov. Sivaonyx bathygnathus Lutra sp Ictitherium gaudryi Epimachaxirodus fires sp. nov. Pseudaeilurus sp. Of them Proputorius lufengensis and Epimachairodus fires are two new species. Proputorius lufengensis differs from P. mininum Zdansky 1924 by P2 with single tooth root, smaller tooth row of P2-4 and P4 with metastylid. As compared with P. yaogouensis and P. sansaniensis, P. lufengensis has a lower jaw, more developing premolars and related small M1. So it is considered to be a new species. .Epimachairodus fires, another new species, is characterized by especially huge size of upper canine and reduced P3 and P4-
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