The Phylogenetic Relationships of Eucynodontia (Amniota: Synapsida)

@article{Liu2010ThePR,
  title={The Phylogenetic Relationships of Eucynodontia (Amniota: Synapsida)},
  author={Jun Liu and Paul S. Olsen},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={17},
  pages={151-176}
}
  • J. Liu, P. Olsen
  • Published 13 April 2010
  • Biology
  • Journal of Mammalian Evolution
The phylogeny of Eucynodontia is an important topic in vertebrate paleontology and is the foundation for understanding the origin of mammals. However, consensus on the phylogeny of Eucynodontia remains elusive. To clarify their interrelationships, a cladistic analysis, based on 145 characters and 31 species, and intergrating most prior works, was performed. The monophyly of Eucynodontia is confirmed, although the results slightly differ from those of previous analyses with respect to the… Expand

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