Memorie dell’Istituto Italiano di Paleontologia Umana N.1

1970 – Alberto Malatesta, Cynotherium Sardous Studiati. An Exinct Canid From The Pleistocene Of Sardinia


CONTENTS – INDICE

Acknowledgments

INTRODUCTION

  • Purpose
  • Preceding papers
  • Discovery of the site and excavations
  • Topography and stratígraphy of the site
  • Fauna

TAXONOMY

DESCRIPTION AND COMPARISON OF CYNOTHERIUM SKELETAL SYSTEM

  • Skull
  • Mandible
  • Teeth
  • Upper tootb-row
  • Lower tooth-row
  • Functional interpretation of jaws and teeth
  • Vertebral column
  • Cervícal, thoracic and lumbar vertebrae Sacrum
  • Caudal vertebrae
  • Scapula
  • Ribs
  • Humerus
  • Radius
  • Ulna
  • Forepaw bones
  • Relative proportions and function of fore-limb bones
  • Innominate
  • Femur
  • Tibia
  • Fibula
  • Hindpaw bones
  • Relative proportions and function of hind-limb bones

SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

RIASSUNTO E CONCLUSIONI

ZUSAMMENFASSUNG UND SCHLUSSFOLGERUNGEN

RUSSIAN SUMMARY

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