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Internal cranial anatomy of Early Triassic species of †Saurichthys (Actinopterygii: †Saurichthyiformes): implications for the phylogenetic placement of †saurichthyiforms

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Background: †Saurichthyiformes were a successful group of latest Permian–Middle Jurassic predatory actinopterygian fishes and constituted important, widely-distributed components of Triassic marine and freshwater faunas. Their systematic affinities have long been debated, with †saurichthyiforms often being aligned with chondrosteans, a group today comprising sturgeons and paddlefishes. However, their character-rich endocranial anatomy has not been investigated in detail since... Expand abstract
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10.1186/s12862-018-1264-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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0000-0001-9267-4392
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Giles, S
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Junior Research Fellowship
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Funding agency for:
Giles, S
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Junior Research Fellowship
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Evolutionary Biology Journal website
Volume:
18
Article number:
161
Publication date:
2018-11-01
Acceptance date:
2018-09-10
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1471-2148
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927625
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2018-10-16

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