REINTERPRETATION OF THE TEMPORAL AND OCCIPITAL REGIONS IN DIADECTES AND THE RELATIONSHIPS OF DIADECTOMORPHS

@article{Berman1992REINTERPRETATIONOT,
  title={REINTERPRETATION OF THE TEMPORAL AND OCCIPITAL REGIONS IN DIADECTES AND THE RELATIONSHIPS OF DIADECTOMORPHS},
  author={D. S. Berman and S. Sumida and R. Lombard},
  journal={Journal of Paleontology},
  year={1992},
  volume={66},
  pages={481-499}
}
New materials from the Permo-Pennsylvanian of north-central New Mexico permit a new description of the temporal and occipital regions of the diadectomorph Diadectes. The important issue of the fate of the intertemporal bone is resolved by demonstrating its absence and apparent incorporation into the parietal as a lateral lappet. Four cranial autapomorphies of Diadectes are recognized: 1) loss of contact between postparietal and tabular; 2) supratemporal greatly enlarged with well-developed… Expand
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