Contributions to Zoology, 85 (2) – 2016Frederik H. Mollen; Barry W.M. van Bakel; John W.M. Jagt: A partial braincase and other skeletal remains of Oligocene angel sharks (Chondrichthyes, Squatiniformes) from northwest Belgium, with comments on squatinoid taxonomy
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Appendix 1

Anatomical abbreviations

 

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II

optic nerve foramen

IX

glossopharygeal nerve foramen

X

vagus nerve foramen

AOC

antorbital cartilage

AF

anterior fontanelle

BAV

basiventral process

BP

basal plate

CC

cranial cavity

CR

cranial roof

EC

epiotic crest

EF

endolymphatic fossa

ELF

endolymphatic foramen

FM

foramen magnum

FNA

articular foramen for neural arch

GB

glossopharygeal base

HF

hyomandibular facet

ICF

internal carotid artery foramen

LC

lateral commissure

LPOP

lower postorbital process

NA

nasal aparture

NC

nasal capsule

OC

otic capsule

OCC

occipita condyle

OEC

otic external canal

OG

orbital groove

OHC

occipital hemicentrum

OP

occipital process

OW

orbital wall

PCF

precerebral fossa

PEP

preorbital process

POC

preorbital canal

POP

postorbital process

POW

postorbital wall

PP

pterotic process

RP

rostral projection

ROS

rostrum

ROSt

rostral teeth

SBC

suborbital crest

SF

supraorbital flange

SPC

supraorbital crest

UPOP

upper postorbital process

VC

posterior vein foramen

VCE

vertebral centre

VHJ

ventral margin of hyoid junction