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Figure 5

From: Surviving the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction event: A terrestrial stem turtle in the Cenozoic of Laurasia

Figure 5

MNHN.F BR12460, partial skull of the stem turtle (Sichuanchelyidae) Laurasichersis relicta gen. et sp. nov., from the upper Thanetian (upper Paleocene) of Mont de Berru (Marne, France), corresponding to its paratype, in posterior (A), anterior (B), dorsal (C,D), ventral (E), right lateral (F) and left lateral (G) views. Abbreviations: ap, antrum postoticum; bo, basioccipital; bs, basisphenoid; caj, cavum acustico-jugulare; cc, cavum cranii; ccv, canalis cavernosus; cl, cavum labyrinthicum; cm, condylus mandibularis; csh, canalis semicircularis horizontalis; ct, cavum tympani; ds, dorsum sellae; epi, epipterygoid; ex, exoccipital; facci, foramen anterius canalis carotici interni; faf, fossa acustico-facialis; fcl, foramen caroticum laterale; fna, foramen nervi abducentis; fnt, foramen nervi trigemini; fp, fenestra postotica; fpccc: foramen posterius canalis carotici cerebralis; fpccp: foramen posterius canalis carotici palatinum; fpl, fenestra perilymphatica; fprnv, foramen pro ramo nervi vidiani; ha, hiatus acusticus; ica, incisura columella auris; op, opisthotic; pa, processus articularis; pc, processus clinoideus; pi, processus interfenestralis; pr, prootic; pt, pterygoig; qu, quadrate; rb, rostrum basisphenoidale; so, supraoccipital; st, sella turcica; tb, tuberculum basioccipitale.

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