The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae An account of the Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphiidae in the collection of the united states museum...
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The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae An account of the Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphiidae in the collection of the united states museum...
By Frederick True
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Table of Contents
  • Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphiidæ in the U. S. National Museum
  • ADVERTISEMENT.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES.
    • WEST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES.
  • DESCRIPTIONS OF SKULLS AND SKELETONS OF ZIPHIOID WHALES.
    • Genus MESOPLODON Gervais.
    • MESOPLODON BIDENS (Sowerby).
      • SKULL.
      • MANDIBLE.
      • TEETH.
    • SKULL.
    • MANDIBLE.
    • TEETH.
    • MESOPLODON DENSIROSTRIS (Blainville)?
    • MESOPLODON EUROPÆUS (Gervais).
      • SPECIFIC CHARACTERS.
      • SKULL.
      • MANDIBLE.
      • VERTEBRÆ.
      • RIBS.
      • STERNUM.
      • PECTORAL LIMB.
      • HISTORY OF THE ATLANTIC CITY SPECIMEN.
      • EXTERNAL FORM AND COLOR.
    • SPECIFIC CHARACTERS.
    • SKULL.
    • MANDIBLE.
    • VERTEBRÆ.
    • RIBS.
    • STERNUM.
    • PECTORAL LIMB.
    • HISTORY OF THE ATLANTIC CITY SPECIMEN.
    • EXTERNAL FORM AND COLOR.
    • MESOPLODON STEJNEGERI True.
      • SKULL.
      • MANDIBLE.
      • TEETH.
      • EXTERNAL FORM.
    • SKULL.
    • MANDIBLE.
    • TEETH.
    • EXTERNAL FORM.
  • Genus ZIPHIUS Cuvier.
    • ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS Cuvier.
      • HISTORY OF THE NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, SPECIMEN.
      • HISTORY OF THE BARNEGAT CITY, NEW JERSEY, SPECIMEN.
      • COLORATION.
      • TYPE OF ZIPHIUS SEMIJUNCTUS (COPE).
      • COMPARISON OF SKELETONS.
      • VERTEBRAL COLUMN AS A WHOLE.
      • CHARACTERS OF THE VERTEBRÆ.
      • CERVICAL VERTEBRÆ.
      • THORACIC VERTEBRÆ.
      • LUMBAR VERTEBRÆ.
      • CAUDAL VERTEBRÆ.
      • CHEVRONS.
      • RIBS.
      • STERNUM.
      • SCAPULA.
      • FORE LIMB.
      • PHALANGEAL FORMULA.
      • SUMMARY OF DIFFERENCES IN SKELETONS.
      • AGE VARIATIONS IN SKULLS.
      • SEX CHARACTERS.
      • TEETH.
      • SKELETON OF ZIPHIUS FROM BERING ISLAND.
      • EXTERNAL CHARACTERS.
    • HISTORY OF THE NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, SPECIMEN.
    • HISTORY OF THE BARNEGAT CITY, NEW JERSEY, SPECIMEN.
    • COLORATION.
    • TYPE OF ZIPHIUS SEMIJUNCTUS (COPE).
    • COMPARISON OF SKELETONS.
    • VERTEBRAL COLUMN AS A WHOLE.
    • CHARACTERS OF THE VERTEBRÆ.
    • CERVICAL VERTEBRÆ.
    • THORACIC VERTEBRÆ.
    • LUMBAR VERTEBRÆ.
    • CAUDAL VERTEBRÆ.
    • CHEVRONS.
    • RIBS.
    • STERNUM.
    • SCAPULA.
    • FORE LIMB.
    • PHALANGEAL FORMULA.
    • SUMMARY OF DIFFERENCES IN SKELETONS.
    • AGE VARIATIONS IN SKULLS.
    • SEX CHARACTERS.
    • TEETH.
    • SKELETON OF ZIPHIUS FROM BERING ISLAND.
    • EXTERNAL CHARACTERS.
  • Genus BERARDIUS Duvernoy.
    • BERARDIUS BAIRDII Stejneger.
      • HISTORY OF THE ST. GEORGE ISLAND SPECIMENS.
      • HISTORY OF THE CENTERVILLE, CALIFORNIA, SPECIMEN.
      • DESCRIPTION OF A YOUNG BERING ISLAND SPECIMEN.
      • ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII.
      • SIZE.
      • COLORATION.
      • SKULL.
      • EARBONES.
      • TEETH.
      • SKELETON.
      • VERTEBRÆ.
      • SCAPULA.
      • HUMERUS AND ULNA.
      • CHEVRONS.
      • STERNUM.
    • HISTORY OF THE ST. GEORGE ISLAND SPECIMENS.
    • HISTORY OF THE CENTERVILLE, CALIFORNIA, SPECIMEN.
    • DESCRIPTION OF A YOUNG BERING ISLAND SPECIMEN.
    • ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII.
    • SIZE.
    • COLORATION.
    • SKULL.
    • EARBONES.
    • TEETH.
    • SKELETON.
    • VERTEBRÆ.
    • SCAPULA.
    • HUMERUS AND ULNA.
    • CHEVRONS.
    • STERNUM.
  • Genus HYPEROÖDON Lacépède.
    • HYPEROÖDON AMPULLATUS (Forster).
  • LIST OF SPECIES OF EXISTING ZIPHIOID WHALES.
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX.
  • EXPLANATION OF PLATES.
    • Plate 1 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON
    • Plate 2 SKULLS AND TOOTH OF MESOPLODON
    • Plate 3 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON STEJNEGERI
    • Plate 4 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON
    • Plate 5 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON EUROPÆUS
    • Plate 6 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON STEJNEGERI
    • Plate 7 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON
    • Plate 8 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON EUROPÆUS
    • Plate 9 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON STEJNEGERI
    • Plate 10 SKULLS OF MESOPLODON
    • Plate 11 MANDIBLES OF MESOPLODON
    • Plate 12 MANDIBLE AND TEETH OF MESOPLODON STEJNEGERI
    • Plate 13 SKELETON AND LUNGS OF MESOPLODON EUROPÆUS
    • Plate 14 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 15 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 16 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 17 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 18 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 19 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 20 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 21 SKULLS OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 22 MANDIBLES OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 23 MANDIBLES OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 24 MANDIBLES AND VERTEBRÆ OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 25 SKELETON OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 26 SKULLS OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 27 SKULLS OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 28 SKULLS OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 29 SKULLS OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 30 MANDIBLES OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 31 MANDIBLES OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 32 BERARDIUS BAIRDII AND HYPEROÖDON AMPULLATUS
    • Plate 33 SKELETON OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 34 TYMPANIC BONES OF MESOPLODON, ZIPHIUS, AND BERARDIUS
    • Plate 35 TYMPANIC BONES OF MESOPLODON, ZIPHIUS, AND BERARDIUS
    • Plate 36 PERIOTIC BONES OF MESOPLODON, ZIPHIUS, AND BERARDIUS
    • Plate 37 PERIOTIC BONES OF MESOPLODON, ZIPHIUS, AND BERARDIUS
    • Plate 38 TEETH OF ZIPHIUS CAVIROSTRIS
    • Plate 39 TEETH OF BERARDIUS BAIRDII
    • Plate 40 MESOPLODON EUROPÆUS AND M. STEJNEGERI
    • Plate 41 MESOPLODON AND ZIPHIUS
    • Plate 42 BERARDIUS BAIRDII
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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