Taxonomy, morphology, masticatory function and phylogeny of heterodontosaurid dinosaurs

@article{Sereno2012TaxonomyMM,
  title={Taxonomy, morphology, masticatory function and phylogeny of heterodontosaurid dinosaurs},
  author={Paul C. Sereno},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2012},
  pages={1 - 225}
}
  • P. Sereno
  • Published 10 March 2012
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • ZooKeys
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