(Henan Province hero).
Named By: L. Xu, X. Zhang, H. Pu, S. Jia, J. Zhang, J. Lü & J. Meng - 2015.
Classification: Chordata, Mammalia, Multituberculata.
Species: Y. zhongyuanensis (type).
Size: Skull estimate at 7 centimetres long.
Known locations: China, Henan Province - Qiupa Formation.
Time period: Late Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeleton.
is a genus multituberculate mammal that lived in China during the late
Cretaceous. With a reconstructed skull size of seven centimetres,
Yubaatar was at the time of the genus description
one of the larger
known multituberculate mammals known to have been living in Asia during
the late Cretaceous.
- Largest known Mesozoic multituberculate from Eurasia and implications for multituberculate evolution and biology. - Scientific Reports 5(14950):1-11. - L. Xu, X. Zhang, H. Pu, S. Jia, J. Zhang, J. Lü & J. Meng - 2015.