The stapes remained in contact with the quadrate bone, but functioned as auditory ossicles rather than supports for the brain case. Dont Fall In Love - It Might Kill You
These bones, or ossicles, are a defining characteristic of all mammals. Geschichten zum Vorlesen - Gutenachtgeschichten
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.She has named at least 3 orders and families, 5 genera, and 5 species of Mesozoic mammal from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
It also tells the story of the author, a world-renowned specialist on these animals, and the other prominent paleontologists who have studied them.