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The dentary of Wareolestes rex (Megazostrodontidae): a new specimen from Scotland and implications for morganucodontan tooth replacement

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The Middle Jurassic morganucodontan, Wareolestes rex, was previously known from only four isolated molars from Kirtlington, England. There has been debate over the position of the holotype tooth as an upper or lower molar. We describe a new Wareolestes specimen from the Kilmaluag Formation of Scotland: a partial left dentary with two erupted molars, one unerupted molar, and three unerupted premolars. Empty alveoli for a canine, p1 and p3 are also present. Through detailed comparison of the mo...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1002/spp2.1079

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Benson, R
Grant:
677774
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Palaeontology Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
373-386
Publication date:
2017-05-04
Acceptance date:
2017-03-20
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EISSN:
1475-4983
ISSN:
0031-0239
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686449
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2017-03-20

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