The Fore-limb Skeleton and Associated Remains of Proconsul africanus
By Napier, J. R. and Davis, P. R.
Pp. vii, 69; 10 full page black-and-white photo-plates, each with a descriptive leaf of text. Publisher’s original gray stiff wrappers, lettered in black on the front cover, sm folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches). From the series: Fossil Mammals of Africa, no. 16. This monograph describes the forelimb skeleton of Proconsul africanus recovered from the Miocene deposits of Rusinga Island in Kenya adjacent to Lake Victoria. This skeleton is associated the dental remains of P. africanus. The fossil limb bones provide a window into the locomotor patterns seen in the early proto-apes of the Miocene of Africa. No ownership marks.
|Publisher||British Museum (Natural History)|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A tight and clean copy in near fine condition.|