From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
There are two types of temporal scales:
- Anterior temporals are in contact with the postoculars.
- Posterior temporals are in vertical rows not with the postoculars. Sometimes called secondary and tertiary temporals.
- U.S. Navy. 1991. Poisonous Snakes of the World. US Govt. New York: Dover Publications Inc. 203 pp. ISBN 0-486-26629-X.