The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Lower Eocene to lower Oligocene; Europe and Asia. Size variable, from that of
fox (shoulder height about 40 centimetres or 16 inches) to that of a rhinoceros;
body form tapirlike. Three digits in each foot. Dentition complete or first premolars
Lower to upper Eocene. Fossils from North America and Asia. Limb structure
similar to that of Hyracotherium, teeth already tapiroid. Four genera. ^Family
Helaletidae. Lower Eocene to middle Oligocene. Fossils from North America and
Order Ptyctodontida Middle Devonian to Lower Carboniferous; cranial roof short,
cheek bones reduced or absent, gill covers scaled; 1 pair of upper and 1 pair of
lower shearing or crushing tooth plates; trunk shield short, lacking posterior ...
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