*Communicated by Dr. R. Broom, F.R.S., C.M.Z.S.
The Development of the Auditory Ossicles in the Elephant Shrew, the Tenrec and the Golden Mole
Article first published online: 21 AUG 2009
1944 The Zoological Society of London
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London
Volume 114, Issue 1-2, pages 91–99, August 1944
How to Cite
Findlay, G. H. (1944), The Development of the Auditory Ossicles in the Elephant Shrew, the Tenrec and the Golden Mole. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 114: 91–99. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1944.tb00215.x
- Issue published online: 30 OCT 2009
- Article first published online: 21 AUG 2009
- Received November 26th, 1943.
- 1The development of the middle ear is described in Eremitalpa, Elephantulus and Ericulus. The structure in Eremitalpa is fundamentally more primitive and quite distinct from that seen in Ericulus.
- 2The interossicular joints are in some cases clearly incapable of movement.
- 3Evidence is brought forward for the view that the manubrium mallei and the element of Spence represent the insertion and horizontal portions respectively of the reptilian extrastapes,