anatomical similarities

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  • Certain anatomical similarities seemed to make the choice wise. Cited from Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • Until recently, Pliohippus was believed to be the ancestor of present-day horses because of its many anatomical similarities.
  • While the genus Taracus (Sabaconidae) has anatomical similarities, it is not closely related.
  • While Henneberg found anatomical similarities in features such as the nose, lips and eyes, he believed they were not as reliable as the close similarity of the ear.
  • Until recently, because of its many anatomical similarities, Pliohippus was believed to be the ancestor of the present-day horse and its relatives in Equus.
  • Along with anatomical similarities, Stratiotosuchus and other baurusuchids are thought to have had lifestyles very similar to those of theropod dinosaurs.
  • When it was first discovered in 1980, it was originally regarded as a Weejasperaspid acanthothoracid due to anatomical similarities with the other species found at the reef.
  • For decades Martin asserted that the anatomical similarities between dromaeosaurid dinosaurs and birds were mere convergences, and not credible evidence of a close relationship.
  • Eventually, anatomical similarities with the Turkmenids were noted, and B. lutkeni is now regarded as an extremely basal lamprid.
  • This is surprising, due to its anatomical similarities with other Mascarene parrots that are believed to be Psittaculines.
  • He also erected the family Paxillaceae, noting its affinities with boletes, in 1902, based on anatomical similarities.
  • Hume has expressed surprise at these findings due to the anatomical similarities between the Mascarene parrot and other parrots from the islands that are believed to be psittaculines.
  • It exhibited important anatomical similarities to birds that helped scientists shed antiquated ideas interpreting dinosaurs as "overgrown lizards".
  • Hume has expressed surprise by these findings, due to the anatomical similarities between the Mascarene parrot and other parrots from the islands that are believed to be psittaculines.
  • He begins by using anatomical similarities, focusing on body structure, embryology, and "rudimentary organs" that presumably were useful in one of man's "pre-existing" forms.
  • Adapiforms are extinct strepsirrhines that shared many anatomical similarities with lemuriforms.
  • He dissected and illustrated numerous creatures; his anatomical drawing of a sea urchin is the earlier extant depiction of an invertebrate and he found important anatomical similarities between dolphins, pigs and humans.
  • It is contrasted with homology, which is anatomical similarity irrespective of function.
  • But it is not merely a case of structural or anatomical similarity, but also of physiological identity, that clinches the proof of the derivation of this fantastic brood from the same parents. Cited from The Evolution of the Dragon, by G. Elliot Smith
  • Kurzanov noted anatomical similarities to the Tyrannosauridae and the Dromaeosauridae; he assigned Itemirus to a separate Itemiridae.
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