Memoirs - Yale University. Peabody Museum of Natural History Volume 1

Memoirs - Yale University. Peabody Museum of Natural History Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ..._ _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. _ _ 12.0 12.0 Transverse diameter of outer distal articulation, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. _ _ _. _ _ _. __ 14.0 14.0 Vertical diameters of outer distal articulation, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. _ _ _ 12.1017.0 12-10-16.5 Transverse diameter of median distal articulation, _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _. _ _. _ _. _ _ _ 7.5 7.5 Vertical diameter of median distal articulation, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 14.0 14.0 Transverse diameter of inner distal articulation, __ _-_ _ _ _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 7.0 7.0 Vertical diameters of inner distal articulation, _ _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. _ _ _ _ __10-12.0 10.5-13.0 Jlleasurements of First, or Hrlllux, iietalarsal. (Hespermmis regalia, No. 1476.) Length of first metatarsal element, _. _ _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _... _. _. _ _ _. _ _ _.. _ _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 20.0"''11 Greatest diameter of distal end, _ _ _ _ _ _ _.. _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. _ 8.0 Least diameter of distal end, . _ _ _ _ _.. _..-_ _. _ _ _ _. _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _ _.. _ _ _ _ _ _.. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 3.0 Greatest thickness of shaft, _. _ _.... _.... _ _ _.. _. _. _.. _. _ _ _.. _.. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 3.0 THE FEET or HESPEEORNIS. (Plate XX.) The feet of Hesperornis resembled more closely those of the genus Podiceps than of any other known birds. The number of digits is the same, the number of phalanges in each digit identical, but the proportions of the latter are different, and quite peculiar. In Podiceps, and the other Grebes, the outer toe is indeed the longest, but the middle one almost equals it in length and size, while the second is but slightly smaller. In Hesperornis, however, the fourth, or outer, toe is the dominant one, being three...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781996
  • 9781236781994