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dentary

the lower jawbone of mammals.
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On the eye-side premaxilla the tooth row extends a little more posteriorly than on the blind side, while on the eye-and blind-side dentaries the tooth rows are almost of the same length (Fig.
Butler (2001:97) measured the archaeological dentaries of groupers (Serranidae) and freshwater eels (Anguilla) from the Tangatatau rockshelter, Mangaia, Cook Islands to determine any size changes in these elements over time.
and in no other catfishes studied by us or described in the literature, there is a 'muscle 4 of the mandibular barbels', which is a well-developed structure connecting the proximal surface of the external mandibular barbels to both the antero-ventro-lateral surface of the cartilaginous plates carrying the mandibular barbels and the antero-mesial surfaces of the dentaries (see Fig.
Both left and right dentaries are in good condition and contain complete cheek tooth rows (Fig.
A key to Recent Soricidae of the western United States and Canada based primarily on dentaries.
Pigmentation on the head initially is limited to 3-8 or more melanophores anteriorly on the lower jaw, primarily on the inner margin of the dentaries.
This taxon is represented not only by a number of isolated dentaries and maxillae but also two incomplete skulls and two partial skeletons, one of which (FGM996GF050) includes much of the skull (Fig.
Dentaries are relatively flat ventrally and ventrolaterally flared, at least to some degree, as is typical of Phrynosoma (Rickart, 1977; Mead et al.
Nevertheless the presence of an interdigitating symphysis (a hinge-like arrangement) between dentaries and of humeri with a straight and slender shaft, in line with the well-ossified and almost spherical condylar ball, permits a clear assignment to the family Albanerpetontidae.
Most commonly burnt elements across all groups are phalanges, caudal vertebrae and dentaries, presumably a result of charring of extremities during traditional earth oven cooking.
In addition to the skull, Clark Quarry has produced a minimum of two individuals of Bison, based on two right dentaries.