The Evolution of Mid-Latitude Faunas During the Eocene: Late Eocene Lizards of the Medicine Pole Hills Reconsidered

@inproceedings{Smith2011TheEO,
  title={The Evolution of Mid-Latitude Faunas During the Eocene: Late Eocene Lizards of the Medicine Pole Hills Reconsidered},
  author={Krister T. Smith},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT The Medicine Pole HiHs local fauna of the late Eocene (Chadronian) of North Dakota affords an exceptional view of a terrestrial community in central North America prior to the climatic deterioration of the earliest Oligocene. The recovery of hundreds of new squamate specimens—particularly abundant dermal skull bones—gives occasion for a re-evaluation of that portion of the assemblage. This work represents the first attempt to associate significant amounts of cranial material from a… 
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