The hidden anatomy of paranasal sinuses reveals biogeographically distinct morphotypes in the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus)

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Billet , Guillaume; Hautier , Lionel; De Thoisy , Benoit; Delsuc , Frédéric;
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  • Journal: PeerJ, volume 5 (issn: 2167-8359, eissn: 2167-8359)
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  • Subject: Biogeography | [SDV.BID.SPT]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity/Systematics, Phylogenetics and taxonomy | Cranial pneumatization | [ SDV.BID.SPT ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity/Systematics, Phylogenetics and taxonomy | Medicine | Taxonomy | Systematics | Evolutionary Studies | Xenarthra | R | [ SDV.BA.ZV ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Animal biology/Vertebrate Zoology | [SDV.BA.ZV]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Animal biology/Vertebrate Zoology | Skull | Mammalia | Cingulata | Zoology

International audience; Background: With their Pan-American distribution, long-nosed armadillos (genus Dasypus) constitute an understudied model for Neotropical biogeography. This genus currently comprises seven recognized species, the nine-banded armadillo (D. novemcin... View more
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