The More the Merrier? A Large Cladistic Analysis of Mysticetes, and Comments on the Transition from Teeth to Baleen

@article{Marx2010TheMT,
  title={The More the Merrier? A Large Cladistic Analysis of Mysticetes, and Comments on the Transition from Teeth to Baleen},
  author={Felix Georg Marx},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={77-100}
}
  • F. G. Marx
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Journal of Mammalian Evolution
The origin of baleen whales, and their specialized mode of filter-feeding, marks an important event in the evolutionary history of mammals that gave rise to one of the most distinctive groups of animals alive today. Recent years have seen the description of a number of important new specimens, as well as the publication of a large number of phylogenetic analyses. Yet, despite this great effort, a broad consensus on even the most fundamental relationships within this group has so far remained… Expand

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