The complete anatomy and phylogenetic relationships of Antetonitrus ingenipes (Sauropodiformes, Dinosauria): implications for the origins of Sauropoda

@article{McPhee2014TheCA,
  title={The complete anatomy and phylogenetic relationships of Antetonitrus ingenipes (Sauropodiformes, Dinosauria): implications for the origins of Sauropoda},
  author={Blair Wayne McPhee and Adam Michael Yates and Jonah N. Choiniere and Fernando Abdala},
  journal={Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={171},
  pages={151-205}
}
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