On the Cynognathidae

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dc.contributor.author Brink, A. S.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-04T12:26:45Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-04T12:26:45Z
dc.date.issued 1955
dc.identifier.citation Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net10539/14871
dc.description Main article en_ZA
dc.description.abstract In this paper attention is drawn to the fact that the family Cynognathidae is as a whole very badly known and in need of taxonomic revision. Unfortunately the author had too little material available to attempt a proper revision, but some suggestions are made. The paper starts with a brief historical account and continues with descriptions of a lower jaw of a Cynognathid, evidently belonging to the genus Lycaenognathus. This specimen belongs to the Bernard Price Institute. Attention is further drawn to the complete absence of convincing characteristics for distinguishing between the genera Cynognathus and Cynidiognathus, but they are nevertheless acknowledged as distinct genera. Four specimens are described as Cynidiognathus merenskyi , one of which belongs to the Bernard Price Institute and the other three to the National Museum, Bloemfontein. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship None en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject Cynognathidae, Lycaenognathus, Bernard Price Institute, taxonomic revision, Cynognathus and Cynidiognathus en_ZA
dc.title On the Cynognathidae en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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