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dentary

the lower jawbone of mammals.
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Dentary anteriorly with outer row of stout teeth; in male holotype an inner series of 3-4 irregular rows of teeth, innermost series strongly recurved; female dentary with inner row consisting of 5 or 6 smaller recurved teeth.
7 Shape of dentary incisors blunt blunt Shape of snout conical conical Snout pigmentation uniform uniform Interorbital pores 2 2 Supraorbital pores 2 2 Mandibular pores 2 2 Bony spur on innermost anal absent absent fin rays Length of outer lobes of caudal fin elongate elongate Dorsal fin stripe present present Standard length 59.
The loss of the second dentary lateralis canal opening, however, remains a synapomorphy of Crenicara and Dicrossus (character 46 in Kullander 1998).
Bones included the angular (ANG), quadrate (QUAD), interhyal (INTE), dentary (DENT), pharyngobranchial 2 (PHAR), and hypobranchial 3 (HYPO) (Fig.
Right maxilla fragment 602; right dentary fragment 603.
7 mm); intersupraoculars 8; scales in parietal region small and keeled; interrictals 24; two gulars between posterior pair of chinshields and first preventral; dorsal scale rows 21-21-15; ventrals 161 (first ventral most anterior scale of series contacting paraventral row on both sides); anal undivided; subcaudals 67, undivided; tail spine short, rounded, and curved downward, about as long as preceeding subcaudal, two dorsal capping scales; 5 palatal, 10 pterygoid, and 15 dentary teeth.
Premaxilla and dentary with many irregularly distributed unicuspid, slightly curved teeth of different sizes and small number of larger teeth in outer row of upper and lower jaws.
2004, this issue) and included the sagittal otolith (OTO), as well as the interhyal (INTE), hypobranchial 3 (HYPO), pharyngobranchial 2 (PHAR), angular (ANGU), quadrate (QUAD), and the dentary (DENT).