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MorphoMuseuM Vol. 01, Issue 01: 2014
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Original article : anatomy atlas

Osteological connexions of the petrosal bone of the extant Hippopotamidae Hippopotamus amphibius and Choeropsis liberiensis
Maëva Orliac, Franck Guy and Renaud Lebrun
Keywords: Artiodactyla; bulla; ear region; pygmy hippo; sinus

doi: 10.18563/m3.1.1.e1

Cite this article: Orliac M., Guy F., Lebrun R., 2014. Osteological connexions of the petrosal bone of the extant Hippopotamidae Hippopotamus amphibius and Choeropsis liberiensis. MorphoMuseuM 1 (1)-e1. doi: 10.18563/m3.1.1.e1

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Abstract

This project presents the osteological connexions of the petrosal bone of the extant Hippopotamidae Hippopotamus amphibius and Choeropsis liberiensis by a virtual osteological dissection of the ear region. The petrosal, the bulla, the sinuses and the major morphological features surrounding the petrosal bone are labelled, both in situ and in an exploded model presenting disassembly views. The directional underwater hearing mode of Hippopotamidae is discussed based on the new observations. 

Specimens and 3D Data

Hippopotamus amphibius UM N179 View specimen

M3#3_UM N179

Labelled compact model of the right ear region of Hippopotamus amphibius (UM N 179)

Type: "3D_surfaces"

doi: 10.18563/m3.sf3

Data citation: Orliac M., Guy F., Lebrun R., 2015. M3#3_UM N179. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf3

 




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M3#4_UM N179

Labelled exploded model of the right ear region of Hippopotamus amphibius (UM N 179)

Type: "3D_surfaces"

doi: 10.18563/m3.sf4

Data citation: Orliac M., Guy F., Lebrun R., 2015. M3#4_UM N179. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf4

 




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Choeropsis liberiensis UPPal-M09-5-005a View specimen

M3#1_UPPal-M09-5-005a

Labelled compact model of the right ear region of Choeropsis liberiensis (UPPal-M09-5-005a)

Type: "3D_surfaces"

doi: 10.18563/m3.sf1

Data citation: Orliac M., Guy F., Lebrun R., 2015. M3#1_UPPal-M09-5-005a. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf1

 




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M3#2_UPPal-M09-5-005a

Labelled exploded model of the right ear region of Choeropsis liberiensis (UPPal-M09-5-005a)

Type: "3D_surfaces"

doi: 10.18563/m3.sf2

Data citation: Orliac M., Guy F., Lebrun R., 2015. M3#2_UPPal-M09-5-005a. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf2

 




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Published in Vol. 01, Issue 01 (2015)

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