Australian Museum Journal The evolution of the skull and the cephalic muscles: a comparative study of their development and adult morphology. Part III. The Sauria (continued). The Aves

Shortform:
Leighton Kesteven, 1945, Aust. Mus. Mem. 8(4): 270–293
Author(s):
Leighton Kesteven, H.
Year published:
1945
Title:
The evolution of the skull and the cephalic muscles: a comparative study of their development and adult morphology. Part III. The Sauria (continued). The Aves
Serial title:
Australian Museum Memoir
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Start page:
270
End page:
293
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1967.8.1945.513
Language:
English
Date published:
13 June 1945
Cover date:
13 June 1945
ISSN:
0067-1967
CODEN:
AUNMA5
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
AVES
Digitized:
11 June 2009
Reference number:
513
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (268kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (5471kb PDF)

Abstract

[Contents] The Muscles of the Birds. The Larynx and its Muscles. Summary and Review of Sauropsidan Muscles. Review of the Saurian Muscles. The muscles of the birds. Eighteen birds have been dissected for this section of the work, but, as there is a marked similarity in the arrangement of the muscles, only those which present interesting features will be described in detail. The conditions in Gallus, which is described fully, may be regarded as the normal, or typical, arrangement for the birds. The majority of those examined resemble it closely. ... [etc.]

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