Ventastega curonica and the origin of tetrapod morphology

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Ahlberg, Per; Clack, Jennifer; Luksevics, Ervins; Blom, Henning; Zupins, Ivars;
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Evolutionär organismbiologi
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/nature06991
  • Subject: Ventastega | Devonian | tetrapod | palaeontology | evolution | Biological Systematics | Biologisk systematik

The gap in our understanding of the evolutionary transition from fish to tetrapod is beginning to close thanks to the discovery of new intermediate forms such as Tiktaalik roseae. Here we narrow it further by presenting the skull, exceptionally preserved braincase, shou... View more
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