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The skull of lizards and Tuatara
At the feet of the dinosaurs: the early history and radiation of lizards
  • S. Evans
  • Biology, Medicine
    Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 November 2003
TLDR
Current understanding of the first 150 million years of squamate evolution in the light of the new data and changing ideas is examined, predicting that squamates had evolved by at least the middle Triassic, and diversified into existing major lineages before the end of this period.
The skull of a new eosuchian reptile from the Lower Jurassic of South Wales
TLDR
Comparison with earlier non-archosaurian diapsid reptiles indicates that Gephyrosaurus is a member of the Eosuchia, an infraclass of the subclass Diapsida, and was a small insectivore with large eyes and good hearing.
Fossil lizards from the Jurassic Kota Formation of India
TLDR
A lizard assemblage from the Upper Member of the Kota Formation of peninsular India, usually considered to be of Early–Middle Jurassic age, is reported, providing evidence that iguanians had begun to diversify before the break-up of Pangea.
Integration of molecules and new fossils supports a Triassic origin for Lepidosauria (lizards, snakes, and tuatara)
TLDR
A Early/Middle Triassic date for the origin of Lepidosauria disagrees with previous estimates deep within the Permian and suggests the group evolved as part of the faunal recovery after the end-Permain mass extinction as the climate became more humid.
The vertebrate assemblage of Buenache de la Sierra (Upper Barremian of Serrania de Cuenca, Spain) with insights into its taphonomy and palaeoecology
Abstract The Upper Barremian deposits of La Huerguina Limestone Formation in the Serrania de Cuenca (Iberian Ranges, Spain) contain rich continental fossil associations preserved under a great
A giant frog with South American affinities from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar
TLDR
A recently discovered Late Cretaceous anuran is described that differs strikingly in size and morphology from extant Malagasy taxa and is unrelated either to them or to the predicted occupants of the Madagascar–Seychelles–India landmass when it separated from Africa 160 million years ago (Mya).
A discoglossid frog from the Middle Jurassic of England
A discoglossid frog, Eodiscoglossus oxoniensis sp. nov. is described from the Upper Bathonian Forest Marble of Oxfordshire. It closely resembles Eodiscoglossus santonjae from the Jurassic-Cretaceous
The postcranial skeleton of the Lower Jurassic eosuchian Gephyrosaurus bridensis
TLDR
The skeleton is that of a small, unspecialized terrestrial reptile which could move quickly in pursuit of prey and supports the conclusion that Gephyrosaurus represents a separate eosuchian lineage.
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