Über die Größe der pleistozänen Pferde der Caballus-Gruppe in Europa und Nordasien

O. Sickenberg
Apart from skull- and tooth-structure, the size of body and the proportioning of the metapodial section of limbs are very important characteristics. Both criteria are said to be related with certain conditions of temperature of the respective living area as well as with its specific scenery. Moreover, their investigation can yield valuable indications as to taxionomy and phylogeny. Merely taken as characteristics, they do not suffice to serve as a base for a taxionomic classification,...