On the Structure of the Skull in the Mammal-Like Reptiles of the Suborder Therocephalia

@article{Broom1936OnTS,
  title={On the Structure of the Skull in the Mammal-Like Reptiles of the Suborder Therocephalia},
  author={Robert . Broom},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B},
  year={1936},
  volume={226},
  pages={1-42}
}
  • R. Broom
  • Published 3 March 1936
  • Biology
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
The first-known mammal-like reptiles were discovered by Andrew Geddes Bain (1845) in the Karroo Beds of South Africa about a hundred years ago. The large majority of the species he discovered belong to the Anomodont group, of which Dicynodon is the best-known genus—characterized by having a tortoise-like beak with or without permanent-growing, large, upper canines. Carnivorous types are very much rarer than the vegetarian Anomodonts, and Bain was successful in getting only comparatively few… 
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