The Skull of the False Killer Dolphin, Pseudorca crassidens (Owen)

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Summary.

The skull of the False Killer Dolphin, Pseudorca crassidens, has been described and points of difference with allied forms mentioned. Measurements of the fœtal and adult skull have been compared and it has been shown that increase in size is accompanied by a change in form; and that in its anteroposterior dimension the cranial region of the skull grows at a slower rate than does the facial portion.

Ancillary