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The Triassic reptile Procolophon in Antarctica. American Museum novitates ; no. 2566

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dc.contributor.author Colbert, Edwin Harris, 1905- en_US
dc.contributor.author Kitching, James William. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T18:21:31Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T18:21:31Z
dc.date.issued 1975 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5455
dc.description 23 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23). en_US
dc.description.abstract "A series of procolophonid fossils is described from the Lower Triassic Fremouw Formation of Antarctica. All the specimens are identified as Procolophon trigoniceps Owen, typically found in the Lystrosaurus Zone of the Beaufort Series in South Africa. The presence of this one species in Africa and Antarctica lends additional weight to previously published paleontological evidence (notably the distribution of dicynodont reptile Lystrosaurus in Gondwanaland) indicating a close ligation between the two continents at the beginning of the Mesozoic"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2566 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2566, 1975 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Procolophon trigoniceps. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Reptiles, Fossil -- Antarctica. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Triassic -- Antarctica. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Antarctica. en_US
dc.title The Triassic reptile Procolophon in Antarctica. American Museum novitates ; no. 2566 en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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