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Published by Dulau in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reptiles, anatomy & histology,
  • Fossils,
  • Tooth, anatomy & histology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLarge Labyrinthodont tooth from the Upper Karroo beds of Wonderboom, near Burghersdorp.
Statementby H.G. Seeley
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 242-243, [1] leaf of plate :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26265658M

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