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M3#132_UM KPG-M 164

left petrosal of ?Carolinacetus sp. from the locality of Kpogamé, Togo

Data citation: Mourlam M., Orliac M., 2017. M3#132_UM KPG-M 164. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.132

Model solid/transparent

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anterior process, anteroexternal sulcus, concave facet of the promontorium, crista interfenestralis, crista transversa, endolymphatic formaen, facial sulcus, fenestra cochleae, fenestra vestibuli, foramen acusticum inferius, foramen acusticum superius, fossa for malleus head, fossa for the tensor tympani muscle, Fossa incudis, hiatus epitympanicus, hiatus fallopii, internal foramen for the facial nerve, medial tuberosity of the promontorium, perilymphatic foramen, postmeatal fossa, prefacial commissure fossa, promontorium, secondary facial foramen, sulcus of the fenestra cochleae, tube for internal auditory meatus (broken), ventrolateral tuberosity

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Information
Sex : indet

Age group :

Age (if applicable) : Middle Eocene Lutetian

Material Type : Skull, petrosal

Origin : Kpogamé, Togo

Taxonomy
Class : Mammalia

Order : Cetartiodactyla

Family : Protocetidae

Genus : ?Carolinacetus

Species :indet.


Description
isolated left petrosal, tegmen tympani and its anterior process partially preserved, mastoid process broken.

Related article
3D models related to the publication: Protocetid (Cetacea, Artiodactyla) bullae and petrosals from the Middle Eocene locality of Kpogamé, Togo: new insights into the early history of cetacean hearing
Mickaël Mourlam and Maëva Orliac
Keywords: archaeocete; auditory region; Lutetian; petrotympanic complex

doi: 10.18563/m3.3.1.e2

  Abstract

    This contribution contains the 3D models described and figured in the following publication: Mourlam, M., Orliac, M. J. (2017), Protocetid (Cetacea, Artiodactyla) bullae and petrosals from the Middle Eocene locality of Kpogamé, Togo: new insights into the early history of cetacean hearing. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2017.1328378
      


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Published in Volume 03, Issue 01 (2017)

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