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Diversity of Paleozoic Stegocephalians

Michel Laurin

in How Vertebrates Left the Water

Published by University of California Press

Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780520266476
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520947986 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520266476.003.0005
Diversity of Paleozoic Stegocephalians

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This chapter presents a survey of the biodiversity and phylogeny of early stegocephalians. Stegocephalians include all terrestrial and most amphibious vertebrates such as temnospondyls, embolomeres, seymouriamorphs, amphibians, diadectomorphs, and amniotes.

Keywords: biodiversity; phylogeny; stegocephalians; emnospondyls; embolomeres; seymouriamorphs; amphibians; diadectomorphs; amniotes

Chapter.  7141 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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