Cranial Anatomy of Ennatosaurus tecton (Synapsida: Caseidae) from the Middle Permian of Russia and the Evolutionary Relationships of Caseidae

@inproceedings{Maddin2008CranialAO,
  title={Cranial Anatomy of Ennatosaurus tecton (Synapsida: Caseidae) from the Middle Permian of Russia and the Evolutionary Relationships of Caseidae},
  author={H. C. Maddin and C. A. Sidor and R. Reisz},
  year={2008}
}
  • H. C. Maddin, C. A. Sidor, R. Reisz
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Abstract Detailed description of the Middle Permian Russian caseid Ennatosaurus tecton shows that three autapomorphies distinguish it from other caseids: a broad anterior ramus of the jugal, a large contribution of the frontal to the dorsal orbital margin, and a relatively narrow parasphenoid body. Phylogenetic analysis of Caseidae yields a single most parsimonious tree and its topology posits Ennatosaurus tecton as the sister taxon to the clade of the North American caseids Angelosaurus dolani… CONTINUE READING
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