New Remains of Condorchelys antiqua (Testudinata) from the Early-Middle Jurassic of Patagonia: Anatomy, Phylogeny, and Paedomorphosis in the Early Evolution of Turtles

@article{Sterli2018NewRO,
  title={New Remains of Condorchelys antiqua (Testudinata) from the Early-Middle Jurassic of Patagonia: Anatomy, Phylogeny, and Paedomorphosis in the Early Evolution of Turtles},
  author={Juliana Sterli and Marcelo de la Fuente and Guillermo W. Rougier},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
  year={2018},
  volume={38}
}
ABSTRACT New cranial and postcranial remains of the Early–Middle Jurassic turtle, Condorchelys antiqua, are described here in detail, providing new insights into the early evolution of turtles. Unconstrained and constrained cladistic analyses in addition to newly developed total-evidence Bayesian analysis were performed to explore large-scale turtle relationships and evolutionary trends. All the analyses show a similar resolution at the base of the tree, recovering several species of small… 

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