Mammals

John Wible, PhD

The Bones of the Skull of the Short-tailed Opossum Monodelphis brevicaudata (Didelphidae, Marsupialia) 

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Figure 4. Monodelphis brevicaudata CM 52729, left lateral view of skull including mandible (A) with accompanying line drawing (B). Abbreviations: an, angular process; as, alisphenoid; astp, alisphenoid tympanic process; coc, coronoid crest; con, mandibular condyle; cor, coronoid process; ec, ectotympanic; eo, exoccipital; fc, fenestra cochleae; fr, frontal; frp, frontal process of the jugal; iof, infraorbital foramen; ip, interparietal; ju, jugal; lac, lacrimal; maf, masseteric fossa; mf, mental foramen; mx, maxilla; na, nasal; oc, occipital condyle; pa, parietal; pal, palatine; pcp, paracondylar process of the exoccipital; pe, petrosal; pmx, premaxilla; pt, pterygoid; ptp, posttympanic process; rtpp, rostral tympanic process of the petrosal; so, supraoccipital; sq, squamosal.

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