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  • top jaw - 2 toothed bones
    both jaws - large canines
    with pelvics
  • elongate
    D origin behind A origin
    mouth opens at front, top jaw short
    no pelvics
  • top head very concave
    elongate, very compressed
    D very small, origin well behind A origin
    mouth very oblique
    top jaw to end operculum
    belly convex
    no pelvics
    A very long base
  • deep body
    D origin before A origin
    top jaw - 3 toothed bones
    with pelvics