Modeling neck mobility in fossil turtles

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Werneburg, Ingmar ; Hinz, Juliane K. ; Gumpenberger, Michaela ; Volpato, Virginie ; Natchev, Nikolay ; Joyce, Walter G. (2014)

Turtles have the unparalleled ability to retract their heads and necks within their shell but little is known about the evolution of this trait. Extensive analysis of neck mobility in turtles using radiographs, CT scans, and morphometry reveals that basal turtles posses... View more
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