Tooth replacement in early sarcopterygians

@article{Doeland2019ToothRI,
  title={Tooth replacement in early sarcopterygians},
  author={Mark Doeland and Aidan M. C. Couzens and P. Donoghue and Martin R{\"u}cklin},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={6}
}
Teeth were an important innovation in vertebrate evolution but basic aspects of early dental evolution remain poorly understood. Teeth differ from other odontode organs, like scales, in their organized, sequential pattern of replacement. However, tooth replacement patterns also vary between the major groups of jawed vertebrates. Although tooth replacement in stem-osteichthyans and extant species has been intensively studied it has been difficult to resolve scenarios for the evolution of… Expand
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