proboscidean


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Synonyms for proboscidean

massive herbivorous mammals having tusks and a long trunk

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Rather, exchange is better understood as trans-actions, constituted with Proboscidean bodies and their sentient ethologies.
The Barytheriidae were the first large size proboscideans to appear in the fossil records and were characterised by a strong sexual dimorphism.
This introductory section also features a proboscidean family tree with touchable scale models of family members, including a woolly mammoth, a Columbian mammoth, and an American mastodon.
These publications interrelate critically with other proboscidean papers published elsewhere.
The mass proboscidean die-off was part of the mysterious and more general Pleistocene extinctions.
The Mountain Breeze Site (L-3752) was identified by a portion of the articular end of a proboscidean long bone (NMMNH 27704) eroding out of an arroyo wall near Nogal, New Mexico (UTM coordinates 3711660N, 434880E).
The places the herd prises open through translations are hybrid: partly proboscidean but not entirely human.
How about the Transparent Container Stall - (bottle stall) or better still The Albino Proboscidean (White Elephant)?
The bone contains "the unmistakable incising of an ancient proboscidean (elephant)," she said.
The lack of smaller vertebrate fossils from proboscidean sites in Michigan was attributed by S keels to the possibilities that, because of their smaller size, their remains might have been overlooked, considered recent intrusions, or because they look" .
Study of proboscidean and peccary distributions can be useful in reconstructing broad features of habitats in the vicinity of fossil deposits.
This following paper is significant in that it provides the oldest record of a Pleistocene proboscidean in Michigan.
This is the first case of a supernumerary tooth formed by fusion documented in an extinct proboscidean.
82), that of gomphothere proboscidean fossils near "Tambla," Honduras (Fig.