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The phylogeny of Tetanurae (Dinosauria: Theropoda)

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Tetanuran theropods represent the majority of Mesozoic predatory dinosaur diversity and the lineage leading to extant Aves. Thus their history is relevant to understanding the evolution of dinosaur diversity, Mesozoic terrestrial ecosystems, and modern birds. Previously, the fragmentary and poorly sampled fossil record of basal (non-coelurosaur) tetanurans led to uncertainties regarding their basic interrelationships. This in turn prevented determining the relationships of many incompletely k...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Author
Journal:
Journal of Systematic Palaeontology More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
211-300
Publication date:
2012-11-21
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EISSN:
1478-0941
ISSN:
1477-2019
Pubs id:
pubs:385465
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uuid:1e3a433e-d241-4801-a37a-c2e3c6d3247a
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pubs:385465
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385465
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2013-11-16

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