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Additional observations on the Creodonta
Additional observations on the Creodonta
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930.
Publication Information:
[New York] : [Published by order of the Trustees of the American Museum of Natural History], [1901]
Physical Description:
38 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Title from caption.

Date of publication: Jan. 31, 1901. Cf. introd. text to v. 14.
1. Classification. Arrangement of the Creodonta, chiefly on the basis of the specialized carnassial -- 2. Family Viverravidae. Characters of the skull and skeleton of Viverravus Marsh (= Didymictis Cope), as shown in two species, V. protenus and V. leptomylus Cope -- 3. Family Arctocyonidae. Fore and hind feet of Claenodon, with a discussion of its relations to the Ursidae -- 4. Family Hyaenodontidae. Revision of the classification. Revision of the genus Sinopa (Stypolophus) with descriptions of two new forms -- 5. Family Mesonychidae. The oldest known mammal skull (Triisodon heilprinianus). Dentition and skeleton of Pachyaena gigantea. Pseudo-marsupial characters of the Mesonychidae.
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