The remarkable fossils from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of China and how they have changed our knowledge of Mesozoic life

@inproceedings{Benton2008TheRF,
  title={The remarkable fossils from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of China and how they have changed our knowledge of Mesozoic life},
  author={Michael J. Benton and Zhou Zhonghe and Patrick J. Orr and Zhang Fucheng and Stuart L. Kearns},
  year={2008}
}

A comparison of Barremian–early Aptian vertebrate assemblages from the Jehol Group, north-east China and the Wealden Group, southern Britain: the value of microvertebrate studies in adverse preservational settings

  • S. Sweetman
  • Environmental Science, Geography
    Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments
  • 2015
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