Cynodont Postcranial Anatomy and the "prototherian" Level of Mammalian Organization.

  title={Cynodont Postcranial Anatomy and the "prototherian" Level of Mammalian Organization.},
  author={Farish A. Jenkins},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  volume={24 1},
The origin of mammals from synapsid reptiles occurred during the Late Triassic. Although evolutionary events both preceding and following that time were important to the ultimate development of living mammals, certain Late Triassic forms possess such an even balance of reptilian and mammalian characters that they are truly transitional between the two classes. It should be emphasized that this transition comprised a biological series of events, and that these are meaningful only when… CONTINUE READING
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