ORIGIN AND EARLY EVOLUTION OF THE AMNIOTE OCCIPUT

@inproceedings{Berman2000ORIGINAE,
  title={ORIGIN AND EARLY EVOLUTION OF THE AMNIOTE OCCIPUT},
  author={David S. Berman},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract Reinterpretation of cranial materials of the diadectomorphs Limnoscelis and Diadectes has prompted a reconsideration of the origin and early evolution of the amniote occiput. The basic approach is a phylogenetic study of major groups of Paleozoic tetrapods based on the occiput and closely associated elements of the skull roof. A lack of adequate anatomical data has forced the elimination of only a few relevant higher-level taxa from consideration, and, using Acanthostega as the… 
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