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The Placental Mammal Ancestor and the Post–K-Pg Radiation of Placentals
Let There Be Mammals The timing of the evolution and radiation of placental mammals and their most recent common ancestor has long been debated, with many questions surrounding the relationships ofExpand
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Paleogene equatorial penguins challenge the proposed relationship between biogeography, diversity, and Cenozoic climate change
New penguin fossils from the Eocene of Peru force a reevaluation of previous hypotheses regarding the causal role of climate change in penguin evolution. Repeatedly it has been proposed that penguinsExpand
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Trophic structure in a large assemblage of phyllostomid bats in Panama
Norberte P. Giannini and Elisabeth K. V. Kalko Giannini, N. P. and Kalko, E. K. V. 2004. Trophic structure in a large assemblage of phyllostomid bats in Panama. - Oikos 105: 209-220. Bats of theExpand
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Chiniquodontid cynodonts: systematic and morphometric considerations
Systematic and morphometric reappraisal of most specimens previously assigned to the cynodont clade Chiniquodontidae reveal that the group is diagnosed by two autapomorphies: (1) the distinctiveExpand
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Canonical phylogenetic ordination.
  • N. Giannini
  • Medicine, Mathematics
  • Systematic biology
  • 1 October 2003
A phylogenetic comparative method is proposed for estimating historical effects on comparative data using the partitions that compose a cladogram, i.e., its monophyletic groups. Two basic matrices, YExpand
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Abstract A revision of gomphodont cynodonts from the Chañares Formation of Argentina, is presented. Four species in two genera: Massetognathus pascuali, M. teruggii, M. major, and MegagomphodonExpand
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Abstract Postweaning development of the skull of Didelphis albiventris was studied in juveniles (3.5–8 months), subadults (7.5–9.5 months), and adults (>9.5 months). Analysis of allometry of 15 skullExpand
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Each flying fox on its own branch: a phylogenetic tree for Pteropus and related genera (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae).
Pteropodidae is a diverse Old World family of non-echolocating, frugivorous and nectarivorous bats that includes the flying foxes (genus Pteropus) and allied genera. The subfamily PteropodinaeExpand
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The phylogeny of the living and fossil Sphenisciformes (penguins)
We present the first phylogenetic analysis of the Sphenisciformes that extensively samples fossil taxa. Combined analysis of 181 morphological characters and sequence fragments from mitochondrial andExpand
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On the Cranial Osteology of Chiroptera. I. Pteropus (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae)
Abstract Although detailed anatomical descriptions of skull morphology are available for representatives of many mammalian orders, no such descriptive work exists for bats, a group that comprisesExpand
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