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Research Article

Craniodental Morphology and Systematics of a New Family of Hystricognathous Rodents (Gaudeamuridae) from the Late Eocene and Early Oligocene of Egypt

  • Hesham M. Sallam mail,

    sallam@mans.edu.eg

    Affiliation: Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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  • Erik R. Seiffert,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Elwyn L. Simons

    Affiliation: Division of Fossil Primates, Duke Lemur Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: February 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016525
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Hesham M. Sallam
Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Erik R. Seiffert
Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Elwyn L. Simons
Division of Fossil Primates, Duke Lemur Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sallam@mans.edu.eg

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HMS ERS ELS. Performed the experiments: HMS ERS ELS. Analyzed the data: HMS ERS ELS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HMS ERS ELS. Wrote the paper: HMS ERS ELS.