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In quest for a phylogeny of Mesozoic mammals
We propose a phylogeny of all major groups of Mesozoic mammals based on phylogenetic analyses of 46 taxa and 275 osteological and dental characters, using parsimony methods (Swofford 2000). MammaliaExpand
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Dual origin of tribosphenic mammals
Marsupials, placentals and their close therian relatives possess complex (tribosphenic) molars that are capable of versatile occlusal functions. This functional complex is widely thought to be a keyExpand
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Osteology, paleobiology, and relationships of the sauropod dinosaur Sauroposeidon
Wedel, M.J., Cifelli, R.L., & Sanders, R.K. 2000. Osteology, paleobiology, and relationships of the sauropod dinosaur Sauroposeidon. -Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 45,4, 343-388. SauroposeidonExpand
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High-precision 40Ar/39Ar geochronology and the advent of North America's Late Cretaceous terrestrial fauna.
A densely sampled, diverse new fauna from the uppermost Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah, indicates that the basic pattern of faunal composition for the Late Cretaceous of North America was alreadyExpand
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Magnetic Polarity Stratigraphy and Mammalian Fauna of the Deseadan (Late Oligocene-Early Miocene) Salla Beds of Northern Bolivia
The Salla Beds contain a rich assemblage of Deseadan mammals that traditionally has been considered of early Oligocene age. These deposits, located 90-100 km SE of La Paz, Bolivia, consist of moreExpand
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Earliest known Australian Tertiary mammal fauna
REMAINS of Early Eocene vertebrates from freshwater clays near Murgon, southeastern Queensland, represent Australia's oldest marsupials, bats, non-volant placentals, frogs, madtsoiid snakes,Expand
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The Campanian Terlingua local fauna, with a summary of other vertebrates from the Aguja Formation, Trans-Pecos Texas
ABSTRACT The Terlingua local fauna is a rich assemblage of predominantly terrestrial micro vertebrates from the Upper Cretaceous Aguja Formation of Trans-Pecos Texas. Marine invertebrates (whichExpand
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SAUROPOSEIDON PROTELES, A NEW SAUROPOD FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF OKLAHOMA
Abstract Sauroposeidon proteles, a new brachiosaurid sauropod, is represented by an articulated series of four mid-cervical vertebrae recovered from the Antlers Formation (Aptian–Albian) ofExpand
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