Permian–Triassic Osteichthyes (bony fishes): diversity dynamics and body size evolution

  title={Permian–Triassic Osteichthyes (bony fishes): diversity dynamics and body size evolution},
  author={Carlo Romano and Martha B. Koot and Ilja Kogan and Arnaud Brayard and Alla V. Minikh and Winand Brinkmann and Hugo Bucher and J{\"u}rgen Kriwet},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
The Permian and Triassic were key time intervals in the history of life on Earth. Both periods are marked by a series of biotic crises including the most catastrophic of such events, the end‐Permian mass extinction, which eventually led to a major turnover from typical Palaeozoic faunas and floras to those that are emblematic for the Mesozoic and Cenozoic. Here we review patterns in Permian–Triassic bony fishes, a group whose evolutionary dynamics are understudied. Based on data from primary… 

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