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Situated in front of an orbit.
Synonym(s): anteorbital.
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Construction of antorbital gland marking sites by male oribi (Ourebia ourebia, Zimmermann, 1783).
Therefore, the lack of well-developed antorbital or frontal glands does not necessarily preclude scent communication as a function of tree-rubbing behavior in white rhinos.
3###Width of rostrum at base - along line across hindmost limits of antorbital notches###114###93-120
2###Length of rostrum - from tip to line across hindmost limits of antorbital notches###257###233-293
Diagnosis: Hemibrycon yacopiae is readily distinguished from its congeners by the following autopomorphic characters (Arcila-Mesa 2008): first laterosensorial infraorbitals canal in contact with the posterior end of antorbital (Fig.
A phylogenetic analysis of Hemibrycon genus determined its monophyly based on four synapomorpies: presence ectopterygoids with widened ventral anterior projection, four to six times wider than posterior part; a red spot present in life on ventral margin of caudal peduncle; a postero-ventral projection on the pterotic and first infraorbitals gradually decreasing in width from posterior tip and located near posterior part of antorbital (Arcila Mesa 2008).
Antorbital triangular en contacto con el supraorbital y en contacto en la parte ventral con el infraorbital uno.
Antorbital triangular, parte ventral ancha, se adelgaza hacia el extremo dorsal, parte media en contacto con el infraorbital uno; parte dorsal no esta en contacto con el supraorbital, el cual presenta un ancho continuo en toda su longitud, en contacto con el sexto infraorbital.
ANTORBITAL A Before marriage B Situated in front of the eyes C Before the existence of the world who am I?
ACVF, anterior cerebral vein foramen; AFPC, anterior foramen for preorbital canal; ANTO, antorbital condyle; ELF, endolymphatic foramen; ES, eye stalk; ESAF, efferent spiracular artery foramen; F, fontanelle; FM, foramen magnum; ICAF, internal carotid artery; LC, lateral commissure; NC, nasal capsule; OC, occipital condyle; OF, orbital fissure; PFPC, posterior foramen for preorbital canal; PLF, perilymphatic foramen; PROP, preorbital process; POST, postorbital process; R, rostrum; SOC, supraorbital crest; II, optic nerve foramen; IV, trochlear nerve foramen; VII, hyomandibular branch of facial nerve foramen; X, vagus nerve foramen.