Cranial anatomy of the Late Jurassic dwarf sauropod Europasaurus holgeri (Dinosauria, Camarasauromorpha): ontogenetic changes and size dimorphism

@article{Marpmann2015CranialAO,
  title={Cranial anatomy of the Late Jurassic dwarf sauropod Europasaurus holgeri (Dinosauria, Camarasauromorpha): ontogenetic changes and size dimorphism},
  author={Jean Sebastian Marpmann and Jos{\'e} Luis Carballido and P. Martin Sander and Nils Kn{\"o}tschke},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={221 - 263}
}
Sauropods were the most successful herbivorous group of dinosaurs during the Mesozoic era. Despite their supremacy as reflected in the fossil record, sauropod skulls are very rare and current knowledge of skull anatomy is based on just a few taxa. Juvenile skull bones are even rarer than adult skulls; thus, our understanding of their morphology and ontogenetic changes is limited. The recent discovery of several adult and juvenile specimens of a Late Jurassic taxon from Germany, Europasaurus… 

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