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The lower premolar is tricuspidate and the first and second molars are quadritubercular with a broad cingulum.
We have examined the specimen (70228 BS), which retains the upper deciduous premolar.
The New World monkeys, on the other hand, have an additional premolar in each half-jaw, or thirty-six teeth altogether.
The third premolar is very large, and agrees with its upper one, excepting the lobule on the inner border.
In the Cebidae there is an extra premolar in each jaw bringing the number up to 36.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The specimen is from a young individual in which the last premolar had just cut the gum.
The teeth which precede the premolars of the permanent series are called either milk-molar or milk-premolar.
Cerivoula (Kerivoula), which also has p. 3/3, is distinguished by the parallel upper incisors and the large second upper premolar.
The characteristic dentition of the Catarrhin is derived from this formula by the loss of another premolar.
THE LAST LINKERNST HAECKEL
The rudimentary first digit of the forefoot has disappeared, and the last premolar has gone over to the molar series.
DARWINISM (1889)ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE

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