frontosquamosal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fronto- +‎ squamosal

Adjective[edit]

frontosquamosal (not comparable)

  1. At the front of the squamosal
    • 2015 October 1, “An Extremely Peramorphic Newt (Urodela: Salamandridae: Pleurodelini) from the Latest Oligocene of Germany, and a New Phylogenetic Analysis of Extant and Extinct Salamandrids”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0137068:
      In that specimen, however, “there is no trace of frontosquamosal arches although the specimen is well-preserved in dorsal view” ([4 ]: 69) and although the shapes of the skull and the ribs clearly indicate a morphologically adult, even peramorphic individual ([21 ]: plate VIII fig 2; reproduced in lower resolution as [4 ]: fig 16A).