A revision of enantiornithine (Aves: Ornithothoraces) skull morphology

@article{OConnor2011ARO,
  title={A revision of enantiornithine (Aves: Ornithothoraces) skull morphology},
  author={Jingmai K. O’Connor and Luis Mar{\'i}a Chiappe},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={135 - 157}
}
Enantiornithines are the most speciose avian clade in the Mesozoic, with a fossil record that nearly spans the Cretaceous; however, with less than half of known taxa preserving skull material, our understanding of their cranial morphology remains incomplete. Here we present a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of enantiornithine skull anatomy and discuss the range of morphologies known for each of the main cranial elements. The typical enantiornithine skull retains numerous… Expand
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