The Muensterelloidea: phylogeny and character evolution of Mesozoic stem octopods

  title={The Muensterelloidea: phylogeny and character evolution of Mesozoic stem octopods},
  author={Dirk Fuchs and Yasuhiro Iba and Alexander M. Heyng and Masaya Iijima and Christian Klug and Neal L. Larson and G{\"u}nter Schweigert},
  journal={Papers in Palaeontology},
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