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Records of the Geological Survey of India Volume 1-10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R374
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Records of the Geological Survey of India Volume 1-10 (Paperback): Geological Survey of India

Records of the Geological Survey of India Volume 1-10 (Paperback)

Geological Survey of India

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 Excerpt: ...In a recent paper in the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (Vol. XXII, p. 98.), Professor Owen expressed his opinion that the foramen in the humerus of Dicynodon orientalis, from the Panchet rocks, is probably homologous with the foramen of Cynodraco major described in that paper. The Professor was, however, unable to be positive in this assertion, owing to the imperfect specimens figured by Professor Huxley in his above-quoted memoir on the Panchet vertebrate. From an examination of more perfect specimens now in the Indian Museum, I am enabled to state that the foramen in the British Cretaceous Reptiles, Owen, --Palswnt. Soc. Phillips'Geology of Oxford, t Palieontologia Indies, Ser. IV, Vol. I, p. 6. Pabt 1. Theobald: Upper Teriiaries of Northern Punjab. 43 humerus of D. orientalist is "entepicondylar," and consequently homologous with that of Cynodraco and not with that of the Lacertilia. On a future occasion I shall hope to give figures of these more perfect humeri, and also of other parts of the skeleton of Dicynodon and other vertebrata e from the Panchet rocks. Mylioeatis, Sp. A specimen of a portion of the dental plates of a species of Myliobatis has been sent down by Mr. Wynne from the nummuHtics of Each; this is, I believe, the first recorded occurrence of the genus in Indian rocks. The specimen comprises the greater portion of four of the large median dental plates, and also shows on one side three small and diamondshaped lateral plates; the small size of the innermost one of the three outer rows of dental plates, the two outer rows being absent, shows that the specimen belongs to the genus Myliobatis, and not to Zygobatis. The median teeth are rounded transversely, and somewhat hollowed near the middle line and along ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Geological Survey of India
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 232
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-95322-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-153-95322-6
Barcode: 9781153953221

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