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The higher-level phylogeny of Archosauria (Tetrapoda: Diapsida)
Crown group Archosauria, which includes birds, dinosaurs, crocodylomorphs, and several extinct Mesozoic groups, is a primary division of the vertebrate tree of life. However, the higher-levelExpand
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Deep faunistic turnovers preceded the rise of dinosaurs in southwestern Pangaea
The Triassic period documents the origin and diversification of modern amniote lineages and the Late Triassic fossil record of South America has been crucial to shed light on these early evolutionaryExpand
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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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The Cranial Osteology and Feeding Ecology of the Metriorhynchid Crocodylomorph Genera Dakosaurus and Plesiosuchus from the Late Jurassic of Europe
Background Dakosaurus and Plesiosuchus are characteristic genera of aquatic, large-bodied, macrophagous metriorhynchid crocodylomorphs. Recent studies show that these genera were apex predators inExpand
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Aetosauria: a clade of armoured pseudosuchians from the Upper Triassic continental beds
Abstract Aetosauria is a clade of obligately quadrupedal, heavily armoured pseudosuchians known from Upper Triassic (late Carnian–Rhaetian) strata on every modern continent except Australia andExpand
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Osteology and cranial musculature of Caiman latirostris (crocodylia: Alligatoridae)
Caiman latirostris Daudin is one of the extant species of Caimaninae alligatorids characterized taxonomically only by external morphological features. In the present contribution, we describe theExpand
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The Evolution of Extreme Hypercarnivory in Metriorhynchidae (Mesoeucrocodylia: Thalattosuchia) Based on Evidence from Microscopic Denticle Morphology
ABSTRACT Metriorhynchids were a peculiar group of fully marine Mesozoic crocodylomorphs. The derived genera Dakosaurus and Geosaurus exhibit a macroevolutionary trend towards extremeExpand
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A Reappraisal of the Taxonomic Status of Aetosauroides (Archosauria, Aetosauria) Specimens from the Late Triassic of South America and Their Proposed Synonymy with Stagonolepis
ABSTRACT The South American record of early Late Triassic aetosaurs is composed of two species: Aetosauroides scagliai and “Aetosauroides subsulcatus.” Previously undescribed materials belonging toExpand
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Abstract:  The cranial anatomy of Neoaetosauroides engaeus Bonaparte, 1969 from the upper part of the Los Colorados Formation, western Argentina, is addressed herein. This description is based onExpand
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Hind limb osteology of Gracilisuchus stipanicicorum (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia)
Gracilisuchus stipanicicorum Romer, 1972, from the Middle-Late Triassic of the Ischigualasto-Villa Union Basin of Argentina, is an extinct pseudosuchian archosaur on the stem to Crocodylomorpha. TheExpand
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