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Fossil musculature of the most primitive jawed vertebrates

Trinajstic, Kate; Sanchez, Sophie; Dupret, Vincent; Tafforeau, Paul; Long, John; Young, Gavin; Senden, Timothy; Boisvert, Catherine; Power, Nicola; Ahlberg, Per


The transition from jawless to jawed vertebrates (gnathostomes) resulted in the reconfiguration of the muscles and skeleton of the head, including the creation of a separate shoulder girdle with distinct neck muscles. We describe here the only known examp

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.1237275


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