publication . Article . 1867

IV.—On Acanthopholis Horridus, a New Reptile from the Chalk-marl

Thomas Henry Huxley;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 1867 Journal: Geological Magazine, volume 4, pages 65-67 (issn: 0016-7568, eissn: 1469-5081, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Abstract
Some time since, my colleague, Dr. Percy, purchased from Mr. Griffiths, Some of Folkestone, and sent to me, certain fossils from the Chalk-marl near that town, which appeared to possess unusnal characters. On examining them I found that they were large scutes and spines entering into the dermal armour of what, I did not doubt, was a large reptile allied to Soelidosaurus, Hylœosaurus, and Polacanthus. I therefore requested Mr. Griffiths to procure for me every fragment of the skeleton which he could procure from the somewhat inconvenient locality (between tide-marks) in which the remains had been found, and I eventually succeeded in obtaining three teeth, with a ...
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free text keywords: Geology, Skull, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Polacanthus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Acanthopholis, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Marl, Archaeology
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