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M3#134_UM KPG-M 73

left bullaof Protocetidae indeterminate from Kpogamé, Togo

Data citation: Mourlam M., Orliac M., 2017. M3#134_UM KPG-M 73. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.134

Model solid/transparent

Flags:
anterior angle of the bulla, conical process, contact with the falciform process of the squamosal, Eustachian tube, Flag 18, internal pedicle for the posterior process of tympanic, involucrum, lateral posterior prominence, medial posterior prominence, median furrow, median sulcus, outer lip of the bulla, outer pedicle, posterior process of the ectotympanic, sigmoid process, t1, t2, t5, transinvolucrum sulcus, tubarius process, tympanic ring

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Information
Sex : indet

Age group :

Age (if applicable) : Middle Eocene Lutetian

Material Type : Skull

Origin : Kpogamé, Togo

Taxonomy
Class : Mammalia

Order : Cetartiodactyla

Family : Protocetidae

Genus : indet.

Species :indet.


Description
skull fragment preserving the petrotympanic complex

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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