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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
Lizards, snakes and amphisbaenians together constitute the Squamata, the largest and most diverse group of living reptiles. Despite their current success, the early squamate fossil record isExpand
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Integration of molecules and new fossils supports a Triassic origin for Lepidosauria (lizards, snakes, and tuatara)
BackgroundLepidosauria (lizards, snakes, tuatara) is a globally distributed and ecologically important group of over 9,000 reptile species. The earliest fossil records are currently restricted to theExpand
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The skull of a new eosuchian reptile from the Lower Jurassic of South Wales
The skull ol a new fossil reptile, Gephyrosaurus bridensis gen. et sp. Nov. is described. The description is based on a large collection of isolated, but well preserved skull bones fromExpand
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Fossil lizards from the Jurassic Kota Formation of India
Abstract The Mesozoic lizard fauna of Gondwana is virtually unknown. We report here on a lizard assemblage from the Upper Member of the Kota Formation of peninsular India, usually considered to be ofExpand
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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 greatExpand
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A giant frog with South American affinities from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar
Madagascar has a diverse but mainly endemic frog fauna, the biogeographic history of which has generated intense debate, fueled by recent molecular phylogenetic analyses and the near absence of aExpand
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The early history and relationships of the Diapsida
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A stem-group frog from the Early Triassic of Poland
Described on the basis of disarticulated postcranial bones (vertebrae, humeri, ilia) from karst deposits of Scythian age at the locality of Czatkowice in the Krakow Upland, Poland, CzatkobatrachusExpand
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The postcranial skeleton of the Lower Jurassic eosuchian Gephyrosaurus bridensis
The postcranial skeleton of the reptile Gephyrosaurus bridensis is described. The material was extracted from the Lower Jurassic fissure infillings of South Wales and comprises the broken andExpand
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Assessment of the role of sutures in a lizard skull: a computer modelling study
Sutures form an integral part of the functioning skull, but their role has long been debated among vertebrate morphologists and palaeontologists. Furthermore, the relationship between typical skullExpand
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