Most of the comparisons thus far have been to hypsodont
The second upper molar (PC-GCUF 12/48) is hypsodont
with deepened furchen (Fig.
For example, arid conditions are reflected in the presence of Hispanotherium matritense or Anchitherium cursor, two perissodactyls with hypsodont
dentition and relatively gracile limbs that are adapted to open and arid conditions (Cerdeno and Nieto, 1995; Soria et al.
Pronghorns have strongly hypsodont
molars early in life, but in advanced age roots develop.
This diagnosis indicates that isolated molars and tusk fragments are not diagnostic of Rhynchotherium instead of Cuvieronius, though most Rhynchotherium tend to have less complex and less hypsodont
molars than most Cuvieronius.
The most familiar character representing a grazing diet is the presence of high-crowned, or hypsodont
Comments: Crown enamel portion from hypsodont
molariform tooth that includes one fossette.
However the material published by Matsumoto (1921) differs from Rhinoceros sondaicus in having more hypsodont
teeth and a developed crista in the upper molars.
Nevertheless it is somewhat more hypsodont
than the living brachydont giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis (HI= 1.
teeth in rodents were firstly interpreted by several authors as associated to abrasive diets dominated by grass (Kay and Madden, 1997; Vianey-Liaud, 1991; Williams and Kay, 2001).
Both dp4 and m1 of the camelid from Fain Ranch Locality are hypsodont
Nasal with blunt posterior terminus, molars hypsodont
or planar, labial folds open 9.