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The monophyly of euryapsids and the radiation of marine reptiles after the Permian–Triassic- extinction

This brief note might be read as a continuation of this one. Phylogeny by Motani et al As noted in the epistle linked above, the possibility of the monophyly of euryapsids, sometimes termed enaliosauria, has been spoken of repeatedly over … Continue reading

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Dinosaurian endothermy

Modern dinosaurs are endothermic but were the extinct Cenozoic dinosaurs endothermic? If so were the Mesozoic dinosaurs endothermic? Modern mammals are endothermic, were the extinct Cenozoic mammals endothermic? Were the Mesozoic mammals endothermic and what about the Permian stem mammals … Continue reading

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