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DISTRIBUTION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF NON-MARINE CRETACEOUS TURTLES
During the Cretaceous, non-marine turtles show strong patterns of provincialism, mirroring the pattern of land masses resulting from the breakup of Pangea since the Jurassic. These patterns are a
A Reassessment Of Some Poorly Known Turtles From the Middle Jurassic Of China, With Comments On the Antiquity Of Extant Turtles
Abstract Recent studies have shown that the Middle Jurassic is a key time for understanding the origin and early evolution of crown group turtles, but few turtle-bearing localities from this epoch
A REDESCRIPTION OF ‘PLESIOCHELYS’ TATSUENSIS FROM THE LATE JURASSIC OF CHINA, WITH COMMENTS ON THE ANTIQUITY OF THE CROWN CLADE CRYPTODIRA
Abstract A reexamination of the holotype of ‘Plesiochelys’ tatsuensis Yeh, 1963, from the Late Jurassic of China, allows us to establish previously unknown characters of this species. A phylogenetic
Turtles and Tortoises of the World During the Rise and Global Spread of Humanity: First Checklist and Review of Extinct Pleistocene and Holocene Chelonians.
– We provide a first checklist and review of all recognized taxa of the world’s extinct Pleistocene and Holocene (Quaternary) turtles and tortoises that existed during the early rise and global
The First Discovery of an Alligatorid (Crocodylia, Alligatoroidea, Alligatoridae) in the Eocene of China
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This research highlights the need to understand more fully the rationale for the continued use of EMMARM, as well as the barriers to access and use of this technology.
THE TYPE SERIES OF ‘SINEMYS’WUERHOENSIS, A PROBLEMATIC TURTLE FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS OF CHINA, INCLUDES AT LEAST THREE TAXA
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The study shows that the type series of ‘S.’wuerhoensis is actually a chimera made up of at least three distinct taxa, which expands the temporal range of Xinjiangchelys from the Late Jurassic into the Early Cretaceous in Asia.
Agamid lizards (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae) from the Early Eocene of Kyrgyzstan
Lizard jaw fragments belonging to Uromastycinae and 2 specimens of Agamidae from the Early Eocene (Ypresien) Alay beds at Andarak 2 locality in Kyrgyzstan are the first remains of agamid lizards
Middle Jurassic turtles from the Sichuan Basin, China: a review
Abstract The turtle fauna of the Middle Jurassic Xiashaximiao Formation in the Sichuan Basin and the type series of Chengyuchelys baenoides Young & Chow, 1953 are revised. By the absence of a
A New Lindholmemydid Genus (Testudines: Lindholmemydidae) from the Mid-Cretaceous of Uzbekistan
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The monotypic Khodzhakulemys gen. nov. is erected to include Mongolemys occidentalis Nessov, 1984, from the Khodzakul Formation, Uzbekistan, by virtue of stronger developed buttresses and presence of nuchal emargination.
NEW MATERIAL AND A REVISION OF TURTLES OF THE GENUS ADOCUS (ADOCIDAE) FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF MIDDLE ASIA AND KAZAKHSTAN
This paper reviews shell material of the turtle genus Adocus (Adocidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Middle Asia and Kazakhstan. Three previously recognized species of Adocus from this area are
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