On the Skull and Dentition of a Triassic Mammal (Tritylodon longævus, Owen) from South Africa

  title={On the Skull and Dentition of a Triassic Mammal (Tritylodon long{\ae}vus, Owen) from South Africa},
  author={Richard . Owen},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  pages={146 - 152}
  • R. Owen
  • Published 1 February 1884
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
A collection of fossils from the Trias of Thaba-chou, Basuto-land, submitted to me by Dr. Exton of Bloemfontein, Cape of Good Hope, included the subject of the present paper. It was associated with remains of some of the Reptilian genera (Kisticephalus, Batrachosaurus, e. g.) described in my ‘Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia of South Africa in the British Museum’. It is a skull with mammalian characters, lacking the hinder cranial end and the mandible, but retaining with the upper jaw its… Expand
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