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Best Practices for Justifying Fossil Calibrations
Our ability to correlate biological evolution with climate change, geological evolution, and other historical patterns is essential to understanding the processes that shape biodiversity. CombiningExpand
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Late Cretaceous and early Paleocene turtles of the Denver Basin, Colorado
The record of turtles in the Denver Basin spans four formations (Fox Hills, Laramie, Arapahoe, and Denver) that range from Late Cretaceous (Lancian) to early Paleocene (Puercan) in age. We recognizeExpand
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Patterns of geographic variation in latest Cretaceous vertebrates: Evidence from the turtle component
Turtles are among the most widespread, abundant, and diverse fossil vertebrate groups in the latest Cretaceous. On the basis of new data from the Hell Creek Formation (North Dakota) and Lance andExpand
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FIRST REPORT OF SNAKES (SERPENTES) FROM THE LATE MIDDLE EOCENE PONDAUNG FORMATION, MYANMAR
Department of Anthropology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USAThe reptile fauna of the Eocene Pondaung Formation of central My-anmar (Fig. 1) has received little attention compared to itsExpand
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Identifying Aquatic Habits Of Herbivorous Mammals Through Stable Isotope Analysis
Abstract Large-bodied, semiaquatic herbivorous mammals have been a recurring component of most continental ecosystems throughout the Cenozoic. Identification of these species in the fossil record hasExpand
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Earliest African Record of the Varanus Stem-Clade (Squamata: Varanidae) from the Early Oligocene of Egypt
KRISTER T. SMITH,",* BHART-ANJAN S. BHULLAR,2't and PATRICIA A. HOLROYD3; 1Vertebrate Paleontology Lab, J. J. Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Rd. Bldg. 6, The University of Texas, Austin,Expand
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The Asian Origin of Anthropoidea Revisited
The concept of an Asian origin for the Anthropoidea has surfaced repeatedly in our attempts to discern the biogeographic and phyletic origins of the suborder (e.g., Pilgrim, 1927; Ba Maw et al.,Expand
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Rencunius zhoui, New Primate from the Late Middle Eocene of Henan, China, and a Comparison with Some Early Anthropoidea
Late Eocene primates of Asia are often mentioned in discussions of anthropoid origins. This is in part because of the distinctive morphologies of Asian Eocene primates that document an otherwiseExpand
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Early tertiary elephant-shrews from Egypt and the origin of the Macroscelidea.
Recent expeditions to the Fayum Depression, Egypt, have made possible the discovery of mandibles and a maxilla of a new genus and species of late Eocene elephant-shrew as well as initial evidence ofExpand
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