IX.—The Postcranial Skeleton of Ensthenopteron foordi Whiteaves *

@article{Andrews1970IXThePS,
  title={IX.—The Postcranial Skeleton of Ensthenopteron foordi Whiteaves *},
  author={S. Andrews and T. S. Westoll},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh},
  year={1970},
  volume={68},
  pages={207-329}
}
  • S. Andrews, T. S. Westoll
  • Published 1970
  • Biology
  • Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Well preserved material of the crossopterygian fish Eusthenopteron enables fresh reconstructions and interpretations of its postcranial skeleton to be given. Comparisons throughout with other bony fishes show that it may be primitive in many features. Similarities with early amphibians such as the screw-shaped glenoid, the form of the humerus (on which an attempt to restore the pectoral musculature is based), the dorsal bicipital ribs and the possibility of a sacral attachment, throw much light… CONTINUE READING
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