Body size distribution of the dinosaurs.

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O’Gorman, Eoin J.; Hone, David W. E.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051925, pmc: PMC3526529
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Earth Sciences | Paleobiology | Community Ecology | Medicine | Vertebrate Paleontology | Q | Ecology | R | Paleoecology | Evolutionary Biology | Community Structure | Paleontology | Science | Evolutionary Ecology
    mesheuropmc: humanities | social sciences | stomatognathic system

The distribution of species body size is critically important for determining resource use within a group or clade. It is widely known that non-avian dinosaurs were the largest creatures to roam the Earth. There is, however, little understanding of how maximum species b... View more
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