Among his other contributions to the literature of palaeontology was his description of the Triassic reptile Telerpelon elginense.
There are great fears that Falconer will have to go out to India—this will be a grievous loss to palaeontology.
He was the author also of various papers on zoology, comparative anatomy and palaeontology.
In 1892 he was appointed professor of palaeontology in Yale University.
Apparently his very familiarity with them, however, led him to lay the foundation stone of the science of palaeontology.
Neither embryology nor palaeontology assists us in this direction.
palaeontology, as will be seen later, throws no light whatever upon their origin.
palaeontology seems, however, to suggest that the Mustelidae come nearer to the Viverridae.
The department of palaeontology dealing with the Mammalia may be said to have been essentially created and established by Cuvier.
Thus to describe an uncle as a parent is an error not uncommon in palaeontology, and it was treated leniently by Huxley.