Contribution à la Connaissance de la Dentition lactéale d'Ursus spelaeus

Constantin Radulescu & Petre Samson
The study of 68 mandibles of Ursus spelaeus, appertaining to individuals between 6 weeks and 16 months, allowed us to observe that besides the usual case with d2, d3, d4, there are specimens which have d2 in a completely reduced state; d2, when existing, is obliquely implanted and presents a marked morphological variability; its crown can be ellipsoidal or buttonlike; the lack of any marks of use and its insertion in a groove of the...