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Phylogeny, Histology and Inferred Body Size Evolution in a New Rhabdodontid Dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Hungary
Background Rhabdodontid ornithopod dinosaurs are characteristic elements of Late Cretaceous European vertebrate faunas and were previously collected from lower Campanian to Maastrichtian continentalExpand
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New Interpretation of the Palate of Pterosaurs
On the basis of a new, three‐dimensionally preserved specimen of the Early Jurassic pterosaur Dorygnathus banthensis we present a reinterpretation of the pterosaur palate. The hard palate is formedExpand
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Rethinking the nature of fibrolamellar bone: an integrative biological revision of sauropod plexiform bone formation
  • K. Stein, E. Prondvai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 February 2014
We present novel findings on sauropod bone histology that cast doubt on general palaeohistological concepts concerning the true nature of woven bone in primary cortical bone and its role in the rapidExpand
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Development-based revision of bone tissue classification: the importance of semantics for science
Research on the bone histology of extant and extinct animals has a long scientific history and an accurate description of microstructural tissues is the cornerstone of the field. Ideally, terminologyExpand
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Life History of Rhamphorhynchus Inferred from Bone Histology and the Diversity of Pterosaurian Growth Strategies
Background Rhamphorhynchus from the Solnhofen Limestones is the most prevalent long tailed pterosaur with a debated life history. Whereas morphological studies suggested a slow crocodile-like growthExpand
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New pterosaurian remains from the late cretaceous (santonian) of hungary (iharkút, csehbánya formation)
Abstract The Late Cretaceous (Santonian) continental vertebrate locality of Iharkut, western Hungary has provided numerous azhdarchid pterosaur remains including the recently described, BakonydracoExpand
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Medullary bone in fossils: function, evolution and significance in growth curve reconstructions of extinct vertebrates
  • E. Prondvai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of evolutionary biology
  • 1 March 2017
Medullary bone (MB) is a special endosteal tissue forming in the bones of female birds during egg laying to serve as a labile calcium reservoir for building the hard eggshell. Therefore, the presenceExpand
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The pterosaurian remains from the Grünbach Formation (Campanian, Gosau Group) of Austria: a reappraisal of ‘ Ornithocheirus buenzeli ’
The fragmentary pterosaur material from the Campanian Grunbach Formation (Gosau Group) of Muthmannsdorf (Austria), previously identified as Ornithocheirus buenzeli Bunzel, 1871, is revised. A lowerExpand
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Inferred bite marks on a Late Cretaceous (Santonian) bothremydid turtle and a hylaeochampsid crocodilian from Hungary
The Iharkut locality in the Bakony Mountains of western Hungary has provided a rich and diverse assemblage of Late Cretaceous vertebrates. Here we present two specimens of this assemblage, a plateExpand
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Medullary bone-like tissue in the mandibular symphyses of a pterosaur suggests non-reproductive significance
Medullary bone-like tissue in the mandibular symphyses of a pterosaur suggests non-reproductive significance
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