Figure 4: Specimens of Malleodectes species. | Scientific Reports

Figure 4: Specimens of Malleodectes species.

From: A new family of bizarre durophagous carnivorous marsupials from Miocene deposits in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, northwestern Queensland

Figure 4

All specimens are to scale and aligned at the P3/M1 boundary. Images show (a) M. mirabilis left maxilla and unerupted left P3 crown ‘extracted’ from microtomographic scan, occlusal view (QM F57925), (b) M. mirabilis left maxilla and unerupted left P3 ‘extracted’ from micro-CT scan, buccal view (QM F57925), (c) M. mirabilis left maxilla, occlusal view (QM F50847, holotype), (d) M. mirabilis left maxilla, buccal view (QM F50847, holotype), (e) Mirror reversed image of M. moenia right P3, occlusal view (QM F30464) and (f) Mirror reversed image of M. moenia right P3, buccal view (QM F30464). Scale bar = 5 mm.

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