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The cranial morphology of Greererpeton burkemorani Romer (Amphibia: Temnospondyli)
The skull of Greererpeton burkemorani Romer, a temnospondyl amphibian from the Upper Mississippian at Greer, West Virginia is described. A detailed account of the stapes of a Mississippian amphibianExpand
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An amniote-like skeleton from the Early Carboniferous of Scotland
The origin of tetrapods occurred in the Late Devonian period, and the earliest known taxa were aquatic. A gap of 30 million years has separated these early forms from the first record of terrestrialExpand
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Westlothiana lizziae from the Viséan of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland, and the amniote stem
Westlothiana lizziae is known from the Brigantian of East Kirkton, Scotland. The skull resembles that of later amniotes in the large size of the parietal, the apparent loss of the intertemporal, andExpand
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Eldeceeon rolfei , a new reptiliomorph from the Viséan of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland
Eldeceeon rolfei gen. et sp. nov. a primitive anthracosaur from the Brigantian of East Kirkton, Scotland, is described. Uniquely among non-mammalian tetrapods, its ribs are restricted to the anteriorExpand
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CHARACTER DIAGNOSIS, FOSSILS AND THE ORIGIN OF TETRAPODS
I. The traditional view of the origin of tetrapod vertebrates is that they are descendants of fossil osteolepiform fish, of which Eusthenopteron is best known. In recent years both that conclusionExpand
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The pelvic girdle and hind limb of Crassigyrinus scoticus (Lydekker) from the Scottish Carboniferous and the origin of the tetrapod pelvic skeleton
Our knowledge of the primitive and aberrant early tetrapod Crassigyrinus scoticus was based on a partial skull roof and mandibles from the Lower Carboniferous of Gilmerton, Edinburgh, plus a skeletonExpand
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A terrestrial fauna from the Scottish Lower Carboniferous
Despite several important discoveries, extending over more than 120 years, our knowledge of early land vertebrates is still sparse. The earliest tetrapod remains are known from the Upper Devonian ofExpand
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Scottish Carboniferous amphibian localities
Synopsis A catalogue of Carboniferous amphibian localities in Scotland is given. The horizon, matrix lithology and amphibian fauna at each site is recorded, together with a list of the repositoriesExpand
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A NEW MIDDLE DEVONIAN DIPNOAN FROM MOROCCO STRUCTURE AND HISTOLOGY OF THE DENTAL PLATES
A new genus and species of dipnorhynchid dipnoan, Dipnotuberculus gnathodus gen. et sp. nov., has been found in the Givetian of Ma'der Basin of South Morocco (Presaharian Anti-Atlas). Three palatesExpand
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