Sensory Evolution and Ecology of Early Turtles Revealed by Digital Endocranial Reconstructions

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Stephan Lautenschlager; Gabriel S. Ferreira; Gabriel S. Ferreira; Gabriel S. Ferreira; Ingmar Werneburg; Ingmar Werneburg; Ingmar Werneburg; (2018)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (issn: 2296-701X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00007, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00007/full
  • Subject: neuroanatomy | sensory adaptation | 3D visualization | digital endocast | stem-turtles | turtle origin | Evolution | QH359-425 | Ecology | QH540-549.5

In the past few years, new fossil finds and novel methodological approaches have prompted intensive discussions about the phylogenetic affinities of turtles and rekindled the debate on their ecological origin, with very distinct scenarios, such as fossoriality and aquat... View more
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