Alexander O. Averianov

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Academic degree: Doctor of Biological Sciences
Academic title: Principal Researcher
Position: Head of Laboratory
E-mail: Alexander.Averianov@zin.ru
Contact phone: +7 (812) 328-12-12, ext. 315
Educational background: Leningrad State University, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, 1988.
Dissertations: “Origin, evolution and phylogenetic system of lagomorphs (order Lagomorpha).” (PhD habilitation)
Research interests: Systematics and phylogeny of mammals.
Field studies: Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan.
Professional membership:
Editorial activity:
Pedagogical activity:
  • Member of Dissertation Council D 002.223.02 at the Zoological Institute RAS.
  • In 2010-2019 had a half position of the Professor of the Geological Faculty of Saint Petersburg State University teaching the subjects “general paleobilogy” and “theory of evolution” for magisters and practical lessons on paleontology for first grade students.
  • Was supervisor for 12 magister and 4 Ph.D. dissertations.
Scientific projects and grants: Research grants of Russian Foundation for Basic Research — PI since 1995.:
  • RFBR 95-05-14186: “Study of Cretaceous and Paleogene vertebrate complexes of Western Russia” (1995);
  • RFBR 14-04-00770: “Systematics of hares of the species complex Lepus capensis — Lepus europeus (Mammalia, Lagomorpha)” (1998-2000);
  • RFBR 00-15-99355: “Study of systematics of lagomorphs (отряд Lagomorpha)” (2000-2005);
  • RFBR 01-04-49548: “Evolution of Mesozoic theriofaunas of Russia” (2001-2003);
  • RFBR 04-04-49113: “Early stages of evolution and phylogenetic system of the class Mammalia” (2004-2006);
  • RFBR 07-04-91110-AFGIR: “Late Cretaceous biota of Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan” (2007-2008);
  • RFBR 09-04-00222: “Evolution, functional morphology and paleobiology of pterosaurs of the family Azhdarchidae” (2009-2011);
  • RFBR 11-04-91331-NNIO: “Phylogeny and paleobiogeography of mammals and other vertebrates from the Middle Jurassic deposits of Nazarovo Depression (Western Siberia)” (2011-2013);
  • RFBR 13-04-00525: “Phylogeny of Mesozoic Eutheria and origin of the modern orders of placental mammals” (2013-2015);
  • RFBR 16-04-00294: “Adaptive radiation of the Cretaceous-Paleogene placental mammals and origin of modern orders” (2016-2018);
  • RFBR 17-54-12041-NNIO: “Polar dinosaur faunas of Yakutia” (2017-2019);
  • RFBR 19-04-00057: “Radiation of placental mammals in the Paleogene” (2019-2021).
Research grants of Russian Science Foundation — PI since 1995.:
  • RSF 14-14-00015: “Evolution of the Late Cretaceous biota of Central Asia” (2014-2018);
  • RSF 19-14-00020: “Dinosaurs and accompanying vertebrates of the Mesozoic of Russia” (2019-2021).
Grants of National Geographic Society:
  • Project 7089-01: “Early Cretaceous vertebrates of Transbaikalia, Russia” (2001);
  • Project 8268-07: “Early Cretaceous vertebrates and biota of Shestakovo locality, Western Siberia, Russia” (2007).
Grants of U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF):
  • Project #RUG1-2571-ST-04: “Analysis of the Late Cretaceous paleofauna of Kyzylkum Desert and it significance for understanding the origin of modern faunas” (2004-2205);
  • Project #RUB1-2860-ST-07: “Late Cretaceous biota of Kyzylkum Desert” (2007-2009).
Selected Publications:
  • Averianov A.O. Early Eocene mimotonids of Kyrgyzstan and the problem of Mixodontia // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 1994. Vol. 39. N 4. P. 393-411.
  • Averianov A.O., Nessov L.A. A new Cretaceous mammal from the Campanian of Kazakhstan // Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte. 1995. Hf. 2. P. 65-74.
  • Averianov A.O. Osteology and adaptations of the Early Pliocene rabbit Trischizolagus dumitrescuae (Lagomorpha; Leporidae) // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 1995. Vol. 15. N 2. P. 375-386.
  • Averianov A.O. Nyctitheriid insectivores from the Upper Paleocene of Southern Kazakhstan (Mammalia: Lipotyphla) // Senckenbergiana lethaia. 1995. Bd. 75. Hf. 1/2. P. 215-219.
  • Averianov A.O., Baryshnikov G.F. Origin and systematic position of the aardwolf Proteles cristatus (Mammalia, Carnivora) // Zoologicheskii Zhurnal. 1996. Vol. 75. N. 8. P. 1248-1258. [In Russian]
  • Averianov A.O., Potapova O.R. The oldest known amynodontid (Perissodactyla, Ceratomorpha), from the early Eocene of Kyrgyzstan // Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences. Série IIA, Earth and Planetary Science. 1996. T. 323. P. 1059-1065.
  • Averianov A.O. Artiodactyla from the Early Eocene of Kyrgyzstan // Palaeovertebrata. 1996. T. 25. Fasc. 2-4. P. 359-369.
  • Averianov A.O. New Late Cretaceous mammals of southern Kazakhstan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 1997. Vol. 42. № 2. P. 243-256.
  • Averianov A.O., Tesakov A.S. Evolutionary trends in Mio-Pliocene Leporinae, based on Trischizolagus (Mammalia, Lagomorpha) // Paläontologische Zeitschrift. 1997. Bd. 71. Hf. 1/2. P. 145-153.
  • Averianov A.O., Tesakov A.S. The Lagomorpha (Mammalia) from the Early Pliocene Kosyakino locality of the Northern Caucasus // Palaeontological Journal. 1998. Vol. 32. N 3. P. 305-309.
  • Averianov A.O., Kielan-Jaworowska Z. Marsupials from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Acta Paleontologica Polonica. 1999. Vol. 44. N 1. P. 71-81.
  • Averianov A.O. Phylogeny and classification of Leporidae (Mammalia, Lagomorpha) // Vestnik zoologii. 1999. Vol. 33. N 1-2. P. 41-48.
  • Averianov A.O. A new species of multituberculate mammal Uzbekbaatar from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Acta Paleontologica Polonica. 1999. Vol. 44. № 3. P. 301-304.
  • Averianov A.O., Baryshnikov G.F. Dinofelis sp. (Carnivora, Felidae) from the Late Pliocene locality Etulia in Moldavia // Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte. 1999. N 9. P. 531-540.
  • Averianov A.O., Abramov A.V., Tikhonov A.N. A new species of Nesolagus (Lagomorpha, Leporidae) from Vietnam with osteological description // Contributions from the Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg. 2000. N 3. P. 1-22.
  • Averianov A.O., Skutschas P.P. A eutherian mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Russia and biostratigraphy of the Asian Early Cretaceous vertebrate assemblages // Lethaia. 2000. Vol. 33. № 4. P. 330-340.
  • Gambaryan P.P., Averianov A.O. Femur of a morganucodontid mammal from the Middle Jurassic of Central Russia // Acta Paleontologica Polonica. 2001. Vol. 46. № 1. P. 99-112.
  • Averianov A.O. Lagomorphs (Mammalia) from the Pleistocene of Eurasia // Paleontological Journal. 2001. Vol. 35. N 2. P.191-199.
  • Averianov A.O., Martin T. Rodents from the early Paleogene Dzhylga localities in southern Kazakhstan // Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte. 2001. N 8. P.4 83-499.
  • Averianov A.O., Skutschas P.P. A new genus of eutherian mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Transbaikalia, Russia // Acta Paleontologica Polonica. 2001. Vol. 46. № 3. P. 431-436.
  • Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O., Ekdale E.G. Late Cretaceous relatives of rabbits, rodents, and other extant eutherian mammals // Nature. 2001. Vol. 414. N 6859. P. 62-65.
  • Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Paranyctoides and allies from the Late Cretaceous of North America and Asia // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2001. Vol. 46. № 4. P. 533-551.
  • Averianov A.O. Pleistocene lagomorphs of Eurasia // Deinsea. 2001. Vol. 8. P. 1-13.
  • Tesakov A.S. & Averianov A.O. Prolagus (Lagomorpha, Leporidae) from the Pliocene of Moldavia and Ukraine // Paleontological Journal. 2002. Vol. 36. N 1. P. 80-86.
  • Averianov A.O. Early Cretaceous "symmetrodont" mammal Gobiotheriodon from Mongolia and classification of "Symmetrodonta" // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2002. Vol. 47. № 4. P. 705-716.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D., Martin T. Placental nature of the alleged marsupial from the Cretaceous of Madagascar // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2003. Vol. 48. № 1. P. 149-151.
  • Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. The Late Cretaceous placental mammal Kulbeckia // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2003. Vol. 23. № 2. P. 404-419.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. Mammals from the Upper Cretaceous Aitym Formation, Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan // Cretaceous Research. 2003. Vol. 24. № 2. P. 171-191.
  • Ekdale E.G., Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Petrosal bones of placental mammals from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2004. Vol. 49. № 1. P. 161-176.
  • Martin T., Averianov A.O. A new docodont (Mammalia) from the Middle Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2004. V. 24. No. 1. P. 195–201.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. A new species of Tribosphenomys (Mammalia: Rodentiaformes) from the Paleocene of Mongolia // New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin. 2004. No. 26. P. 169-175.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. The earliest rodents of the genus Tribosphenomys from the Paleocene of Central Asia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2004. Vol. 397. P. 336-337.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. New Palaeoryctidae (Mammalia) from the Eocene of Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia // Paleontological Journal. 2004. Vol. 38. N 5. P. 556-562.
  • Averianov A.O. Interpretation of the Early Cretaceous mammal Peraiocynodon (Docodonta) and taxonomy of some British Mesozoic docodonts // Russian Journal of Theriology. 2004. V. 3. № 1. P. 1-4.
  • Gambaryan P.P., Averianov A.O., Maschenko, E.N., Leshchinskiy S.V. Mammalian humerus from the Early Cretaceous of West Siberia // Russian Journal of Theriology. 2004. Vol. 3. N 2. P. 51-58.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. Eocene Lagomorphs (Mammalia) of Asia: 1. Aktashmys (Strenulagidae fam. nov.) // Paleontological Journal. 2005. Vol. 39. N. 3. P. 308-317.
  • Erfurt J., Averianov A.O. Enigmatic ungulate-like mammals from the Eocene of Central Asia // Naturwissenschaften. 2005. Vol. 92. N 4. P. 182-187.
  • Averianov A.O., Godinot, M. Ceratomorphs (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the early Eocene Andarak 2 locality in Kyrgyzstan // Geodiversitas. 2005. Vol. 27. N 2. P. 221-237.
  • Averianov A.O., Skutschas P.P., Lopatin A.V., Leshchinskiy S.V., Rezvyi A.S., Fayngerts A.V. Early Cretaceous mammals from Bol'shoi Kemchug 3 locality in West Siberia, Russia // Russian Journal of Theriology. 2005. Vol. 4. N 1. P. 1-12.
  • Lopatin A.V., Maschenko E.N., Averianov A.O., Rezvyi A.S., Skutschas P.P., Leshchinskiy S.V. Early Cretaceous Mammals from Western Siberia: 1. Tinodontidae // Paleontological Journal. 2005. Vol. 39. N 5. P. 523-534.
  • Averianov A.O. and Archibald J.D. Mammals from the mid-Cretaceous Khodzhakul Formation, Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan // Cretaceous Research. 2005. Vol. 26. N 4. P. 593-608.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Skutschas P.P., Martynovich N.V., Leshchinskiy S.V., Rezvyi A.S., Krasnolutskii S.A., Fayngerts A.V. Discovery of Middle Jurassic Mammals from Siberia // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2005. Vol. 50. N 4. P. 789-797.
  • Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Mammalian faunal succession in the Cretaceous of the Kyzylkum Desert // Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 2005. Vol. 12. N 1-2. P. 9-22.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. A new docodont (Docodonta, Mammalia) from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2005. Vol. 405. P. 434-436.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. Eocene Lagomorpha (Mammalia) of Asia: 2. Strenulagus and Gobiolagus (Strenulagidae) // Paleontological Journal. 2006. Vol. 40. N 2. P. 198-206.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. Revision of a pretribosphenic mammal Arguimus from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2006. Vol. 51. N 2. P. 339-349.
  • Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Late Cretaceous asioryctitherian eutherian mammals from Uzbekistan and phylogenetic analysis of Asioryctitheria // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2006. Vol. 51. N 2. P. 351-376.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. New specimens of the multituberculate mammal Uzbekbaatar from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2006. Vol. 51. N 2. P. 377-380.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. An aegialodontid upper molar and the evolution of mammal dentition // Science. 2006. Vol. 313. N 5790. P. 1092.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. Itatodon tatarinovi (Tegotheriidae, Mammalia), a docodont from the Middle Jurassic of Western Siberia and phylogenetic analysis of Docodonta // Paleontological Journal. 2006. Vol. 40. N 6. P. 668-677.
  • Martin T., Averianov A.O. A previously unrecognized group of Middle Jurassic triconodontan mammals from Central Asia // Naturwissenschaften. 2007. V. 94. P. 1. P. 43-48.
  • Averianov A.O., Yarkov A.A. Enigmatic bilophodon molariform tooth from the Eocene of Central Russia // Russian Journal of Theriology. 2006. Vol. 5. N 2. P. 55-57.
  • Erfurt J., Averianov A.O. Mammals of the Eocene locality Toru Ajgyr (Kyrgyzstan) // Palaeovertebrata. 2006. Vol. 34. N 3-4. P. 207-247.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. Kielantherium, a basal tribosphenic mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia, with new data on the aegialodontid dentition // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2007. Vol. 52. N 3. P. 441-446.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. The earliest Asiatic pretribosphenic mammal (Cladotheria, Amphitheriidae) from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2007. Vol. 417. N 1. P. 432-434.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. The earliest lagomorph (Lagomorpha, Mammalia) from the basal Eocene of Mongolia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2008. Vol. 419. N 5. P. 709-711.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. "Protocone" in a pretribosphenic mammal and upper dentition of tinodontid "symmetrontans" // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2008. Vol. 28. N 2. P. 548-552.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Krasnolutskii S.A. An amphilestid grade eutriconodontan from the Middle Jurassic of Russia // Russian Journal of Theriology. 2008. Vol. 7. N 1. P. 1-4.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. Mammals that coexisted with dinosaurs. Finds on Russian territory // Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2009. Vol. 79. N 3. P. 268-273.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O., Maschenko E.N., Leshchinskiy S.V. Early Cretaceous mammals from Western Siberia: 2. Tegotheriidae // Paleontological Journal. 2009. Vol. 43. N 4. P. 453-462.
  • Chester S.G.B., Sargis E.J., Szalay F.S., Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Mammalian distal humeri from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2010. Vol. 55. N 2. P. 199-211.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Krasnolutskii S.A., Ivantsov S.V. New docodontans from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia and reanalysis of Docodonta interrelationships // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2010. Vol. 314. N 2. P. 121-148.
  • Martin T., Averianov A.O. Mammals from the Middle Jurassic Balabansai Formation of the Fergana Depression, Kyrgyzstan // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2010. Vol. 30. N 3. P. 855-871.
  • Lopatin A.V., Maschenko E.N., Averianov A.O. A new genus of triconodont mammals from the Early Cretaceous of Western Siberia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2010. Vol. 433. P. 282-285.
  • Martin T., Averianov A.O., Pfretzschner H.-U. Mammals from the Late Jurassic Qigu Formation in the Southern Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, Northwest China // Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments. 2010. Vol. 90. N 3. P. 295-319.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O., Maschenko E.N., Leshchinskiy S.V. Early Cretaceous mammals of Western Siberia: 3. Zhangheotheriidae // Paleontological Journal. 2010.Vol. 44. N 5. P. 573-583.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D., Ekdale E.G. New material of the Late Cretaceous deltatheroidan mammal Sulestes from Uzbekistan and phylogenetic reassessment of the metatherianeutherian dichotomy // Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 2010. Vol. 8. N 3. P. 301-330.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. Phylogeny of triconodonts and symmetrodonts and the origin of extant mammals // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2011. Vol. 436. P. 32-35.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Krasnolutskii S.A. The first haramiyid (Mammalia, Allotheria) from the Jurassic of Russia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2011. Vol. 437. N 3. P. 422-425.
  • Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Phylogenetic analysis, taxonomic revision, and dental ontogeny of the Cretaceous Zhelestidae (Mammalia: Eutheria) // Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 2012. Vol. 164. N 2. P. 361-426.
  • Chester S.G.B., Sargis E.J., Szalay F.S., Archibald J.D., Averianov A.O. Therian femora from the Late Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2012. Vol. 57. N 1. P. 53-64.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. New material and reinterpretation of the Late Cretaceous eutherian mammal Paranyctoides from Uzbekistan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2013. Vol. 58. N 1. P. 17-23.
  • Averianov A.O., Martin T., Lopatin A.V. A new phylogeny for basal Trechnotheria and Cladotheria and affinities of South American endemic Late Cretaceous mammals // Naturwissenschaften. 2013. Vol. 100. N 4. P. 311-326.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. Variation and taxonomy of Asiamerican eutherian mammal Paranyctoides // Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. 2013. Vol. 50. N 9. P. 895-903.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. On the phylogenetic position of monotremes (Mammalia, Monotremata) // Paleontological Journal. 2014. Vol. 48. N 4. P. 426-446.
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin, A.V. High-level systematics of placental mammals: current status of the problem // Biology Bulletin. 2014. Vol. 41. N 9. P. 801-816.
  • Averianov A.O., Martin T., Lopatin A.V. The oldest dryolestid mammal from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2014. Vol. 34. N 4. P. 924-931. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2014.837471
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D., Dyke G.J. A new eutherian mammal from the Late Cretaceous of Kazakhstan // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2014. Vol. 59. N 3. P. 537-542. https://doi.org/10.4202/app.2011.0143
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D., Skutschas P.P., Dyke G.J. New mammal remains from the Late Cretaceous Bostobe Formation (Northeast Aral Sea Region, Kazakhstan) // Palaeoworld. 2014. Vol. 23. P. 314-320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palwor.2014.10.009
  • Averianov A.O., Martin T., Lopatin A.V., Krasnolutskii S.A. Stem therian mammal Amphibetulimus from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia // Paläontologische Zeitschrift. 2015. Vol. 89. N 2. P. 197-206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12542-013-0217-x
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. Mammal remains from the Lower Cretaceous Bol'shoi Terekhtyul' locality in West Siberia, Russia // Cretaceous Research. 2015. Vol. 54. P. 145-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2014.12.007
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. Gobiconodon (Mammalia) from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia and revision of Gobiconodontidae // Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 2015. Vol. 22. P. 17-43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10914-014-9267-4
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Skutschas P.P., Leshchinskiy S.V. Two new mammal localities within the Lower Cretaceous Ilek Formation of West Siberia, Russia // Geobios. 2015. Vol. 48. N 2. P. 131-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geobios.2015.02.004
  • Averianov A.O. Taxonomic revision of tribosphenic mammals from the Lower Cretaceous Antlers Formation of Texas and Oklahoma, USA // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2015. Vol. 319. N 2. P. 141-181.
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. 2015. Evolutionary transition of dental formula in Late Cretaceous eutherian mammals // Science of Nature. Vol. 102. P. 56. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-015-1308-1
  • Averianov A.O., Martin T. Ontogeny and taxonomy of Paurodon valens (Mammalia, Cladotheria) from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of USA // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2015. Vol. 319. N 3. P. 326-340.
  • Averianov A.O., Obraztsova E.M., Danilov I.G., Skutschas P.P., Jin J. First nimravid skull from Asia // Scientific Reports. 2016. Vol. 6: P. 25812. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep25812
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. New evidence on the stem placental mammal Paranyctoides from the Upper Cretaceous of Uzbekistan // Palaeontologia Polonica. 2016. Vol. 67. P. 25-33. https://doi.org/10.4202/pp.2016.67_025
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V. Fossils and monophyly of Afrotheria: a review of the current data // Archives of Zoological Museum of Lomonosov Moscow State University. 2016. Vol. 54. P. 146-160.
  • Averianov A.O., Danilov I.G., Jin J., Wang Y. A new amynodontid from the Eocene of South China and phylogeny of Amynodontidae (Perissodactyla: Rhinocerotoidea) // Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 2017. Vol. 15. N 11. P. 927-945. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2016.1256914
  • Averianov A.O., Lopatin A.V., Skutschas P.P., Ivantsov S.V., Boitsova E.A., Kuzmin I.T. An enigmatic multituberculate mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Siberia, Russia // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2017. Vol. 37. N 2. P. e1293070. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2017.1293070
  • Averianov A.O., Archibald J.D. Therian postcranial bones from the Upper Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 2017. Vol. 321. N 4. P. 433–484.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. The stem placental mammal Prokennalestes from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia // Paleontological Journal. 2017. Vol. 51. N 12. P. 1293–1374. https://doi.org/0.1134/S0031030117120048
  • Averianov A.O., Martin T., Lopatin A.V., Schultz J.A., Skutschas P.P., Schellhorn R., Krasnolutskii S.A. A tritylodontid synapsid from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia and the taxonomy of derived tritylodontids // Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2017. Vol. 37. N 5. P. e1363767. https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2017.1363767
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. A new stem placental mammal from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia // Doklady Biological Sciences. 2018. Vol. 478. P. 8-11.
  • Lopatin A.V., Averianov A.O. Earliest Placentals: at the Dawn of Big Time // Priroda. 2018. № 4. С. 34-40. [In Russian]
  • Averianov A.O., Danilov I.G., Chen W., Jin J. A new brontothere from the Eocene of South China // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 2018. Vol. 63. N 1. P. 189-196. https://doi.org/10.4202/app.00431.2017
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