Archosauromorph extinction selectivity during the Triassic–Jurassic mass extinction

@article{Allen2018ArchosauromorphES,
  title={Archosauromorph extinction selectivity during the Triassic–Jurassic mass extinction},
  author={Bethany J. Allen and Thomas L. Stubbs and Michael J. Benton and Mark N. Puttick},
  journal={Palaeontology},
  year={2018},
  volume={62}
}
Many traits have been linked to extinction risk among modern vertebrates, including mode of life and body size. However, previous work has indicated there is little evidence that body size, or any other trait, was selective during past mass extinctions. Here, we investigate the impact of the Triassic–Jurassic mass extinction on early Archosauromorpha (basal dinosaurs, crocodylomorphs and their relatives) by focusing on body size and other life history traits. We built several new… 

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