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The extraordinary osteology and functional morphology of the limbs in Palorchestidae, a family of strange extinct marsupial giants

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Associated partial left manus of Palorchestes parvus AM F58870.

(A) articulated manus in dorsal view; (B) metacarpal 4 in (left to right) lateral view; (C) metacarpals 4–2 (cemented together) in dorsal view; (D) metacarpal 2 in medial view; (E) metacarpals 2–4 in palmar view; (F) metacarpals 4–2 in proximal view; (G) metacarpals 4–2 in distal view; (H) metacarpal 5 in (left to right, top to bottom) dorsal, lateral, plantar, medial, distal and proximal views; (I) trapezium in dorsal, proximal, lateral, distal and medial views; (J-K) digit 1/pollex ungual and proximal phalanges in dorsal, lateral, plantar, medial, proximal and distal views; (L-N) digit 2 ungual, intermediate and proximal phalanges in dorsal, lateral, plantar, medial, proximal and distal views; (O-Q) digit 3 ungual, intermediate and proximal phalanges in dorsal, lateral, plantar, medial, proximal and distal views; (R-T) digit 4 ungual, intermediate and proximal phalanges in dorsal, lateral, plantar, medial, proximal and distal views. Scale bar 50 mm.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221824.g025