The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S Herald Under the Command of Captain Henry Kellett During the Years 1845-1851; Fossil Mammals

The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S Herald Under the Command of Captain Henry Kellett During the Years 1845-1851; Fossil Mammals

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...along the side of the centrum, nearer to the distal brim of the post-articulation than in the ox. Other differences may be gathered from the annexed table of dimensions. The rough tubercle on the base of the zygapophysis and the edge before it is scarcely so much developed in the aurochs as in the ox, and between that process and the prozygapophysis there is a smooth and pretty deep notch, three-quarters of an inch wide. The centrum of the fourth cervical of the aurochs presents some dilferenees also in its hypapophysis, and the notch between the zygapo physes is less deep. 1'oss1L. DOM. ox. Length of centrum on its eternal aspect from its antarticulating crown to the brim of post-articulation.......... 4'2 in. 4'2 in. Length of centrum on the same aspect, excluding the antarticulating ball. 2'4 2'8 Length of centrum on its neural side, excluding antartieulation... 2'8 2'5 Length from proximal edge of prozygapophysis to distal edge of zygapophysis. 4'2 3'9 Sterno-dorsal diameter measured from the tuberosity of the hypapophysis to the crown of the neural arch between the zygapophyses... 3'8 3'6 Sterno-dorsal diameter from the sternal side of the antarticulating ball to the crown of the neural arch between the prozygapophyses.... 3'2 2'7 Lateral diameter measured from the outer walls of the arterial foramina between the prozygapophyses and the lateral processes...... 3'2 2'6 Lateral diameter from the lateral edge or shoulder of one prozygapophysis to that of the other........... 4'9 3'4 Lateral diameter from the lateral edge of one zygapophysis to that of the other. 4'6 3'5 No. 117 is a fifth cervical, more worn and decayed than Nos. 115 and 116, having lost all the gloss and much of the original surface. It evidently belongs to the same...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236741188
  • 9781236741189