Developmental plasticity and disparity in early dipnoan (lungfish) dentitions

@article{Ahlberg2006DevelopmentalPA,
  title={Developmental plasticity and disparity in early dipnoan (lungfish) dentitions},
  author={Per Erik Ahlberg and Moya M. Smith and Zerina Johanson},
  journal={Evolution \& Development},
  year={2006},
  volume={8}
}
SUMMARY Although the lungfish (Dipnoi) belong within the Osteichthyes, their dentitions are radically different from other osteichthyans. Lungfish dentitions also show a uniquely high structural disparity during the early evolution of the group, partly owing to the independent variation of odontogenic and odontoclastic processes that are tightly and stereotypically coordinated in other osteichthyans. We present a phylogenetic analysis of early lungfishes incorporating a novel approach to coding… 
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