The Pineal Eye in Extinct Vertebrates

  title={The Pineal Eye in Extinct Vertebrates},
  author={E. D. Cope},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  pages={914 - 917}
THE discovery of the pineal eye in lizards is due to Leydig, who first recognized it as a probable sense organ in 1872. Dr. Graaf first determined its structural correspondence with the invertebrate eye in 1886. In the same year 1 Spencer examined a large. series of Lacertilia, and pointed out the very diverse degrees of development of this organ presented by these reptiles. In 1882 Prof. Rabl Ruckhard refers to the large parietal foramen of Ichthyosaurus and Plesiosaurus as indications of the… Expand
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Paleoneurology 1804–1966
  • Dr. Tilly Edinger
  • Biology
  • Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology / Ergebnisse der Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte / Revues d’anatomie et de morphologie expérimentale
  • 1975