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Sequence stratigraphy of continental Triassic strata of Southernmost Brazil: a contribution to Southwestern Gondwana palaeogeography and palaeoclimate
Abstract The continental Triassic succession of southernmost Brazil comprises two second-order depositional sequences—the Sanga do Cabral (Early Triassic) and the Santa Maria (Middle to LateExpand
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The Rosario do Sul Group is one of the better-known tetrapod-bearing continental deposits of Triassic age. It crops out in central Rio Grande do Sul, south Brazil, and has yielded a fauna of moreExpand
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The rocks of Middle/Upper Triassic from Southern Brazil (Parana Basin) can be divided in three major and clearly distinct biostratigraphic units from the basis to the top: 1) Therapsid Cenozone,Expand
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Tectonics and sedimentation in Southern South America during Triassic
Abstract Triassic continental sedimentation in Southern South America is related to the Gondwanides orogenesis directly. There were two distinct phases of sedimentation, (1) the wide alluvial basinsExpand
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A new third-order sequence stratigraphic framework applied to the Triassic of the Paraná Basin, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, based on structural, stratigraphic and paleontological data
Abstract The Santacruzodon assemblage zone was originally defined as a vertebrate fossil assemblage composed basically of non-mammalian cynodonts found in Santa Cruz do Sul and Venâncio AiresExpand
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Study of a digital cranial endocast of the non-mammaliaform cynodont Brasilitherium riograndensis (Later Triassic, Brazil) and its relevance to the evolution of the mammalian brain
A digital cranial endocast of the specimen UFRGS-PV-1043-T, Brasilitherium riograndensis, was obtained from high-resolution computed tomography (μCT) scan images. This taxon is a small cynodont fromExpand
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An unusual new archosauriform from the Middle–Late Triassic of southern Brazil and the monophyly of Doswelliidae
Until now the Doswelliidae was considered a monospecific family including Doswellia kaltenbachi from the Late Triassic of North America. The phylogenetic position of this taxon remained enigmaticExpand
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Redescription and phylogenetic relationships of Meridiosaurus vallisparadisi, a pholidosaurid from the Late Jurassic of Uruguay
Meridiosaurus vallisparadisi Mones, 1980, a freshwater pholidosaurid from the Late Jurassic of Uruguay, is redescribed herein. It can be diagnosed by the possession of the following combination ofExpand
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A New Specimen of Caiman brevirostris (Crocodylia, Alligatoridae) from the Late Miocene of Brazil
ABSTRACT Caiman brevirostris was described based on the basis of late Miocene materials that included a rostral fragment and a right mandibular ramus, but photographs were not provided at thatExpand
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New stem-sauropodomorph (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Triassic of Brazil
Post-Triassic theropod, sauropodomorph, and ornithischian dinosaurs are readily recognized based on the set of traits that typically characterize each of these groups. On the contrary, most of theExpand
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