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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Short Form
Leighton Kesteven, 1945, Aust. Mus. Mem. 8(4): 270–293
Author
H. Leighton Kesteven
Year
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
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11 June 2009
Reference Number
513
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