Abstract

Limb bones of Meiolania platyceps Owen. Since a description of this extinct chelonian was published in these Records, additional specimens have been secured at Lord Howe Island by the efforts of my colleague, Mr. E. Le G. Troughton, and Messrs. Baxter, Hines, and Nicholls, residents of the island. These afford further evidence regarding its structure and mode of life, for, fortunately, some of the bones were found associated in such a manner that one is justified in regarding them as belonging to one and the same individual. Thus, for the first time it is possible to draw conclusions as to the relative proportions of the limb bones.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Anderson, 1930, Rec. Aust. Mus. 17(7): 309–316
Author
C. Anderson
Year
1930
Title
Palaeontological notes no. II. Meiolania platyceps Owen and Varanus (Megalania) priscus (Owen)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
17
Issue
7
Start Page
309
End Page
316
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.17.1930.768
Language
English
Plates
plates xlvii–li
Date Published
20 February 1930
Cover Date
20 February 1930
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
03 July 2009
Available Online
19 October 2009
Reference Number
768
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