The most primitive osteichthyan braincase?

Date

2000

Authors

Basden, A
Young, Gavin
Coates, Michael
Ritchie, Alex

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Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Abstract

Most living vertebrates, from teleosts to tetrapods, are osteichthyans (bony fishes), but the origin of this major group is poorly understood. The actinopterygians (ray-finned bony fishes) are the most successful living vertebrates in terms of diversity.

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Keywords: limestone; skull; vertebrate; article; Australia; bone; evolution; fish; nonhuman; priority journal; skull; vertebrate; Animals; Australia; Evolution; Fishes; Fossils; Orbit; Skull; Australia; Entovalva; Osteichthyes; Pisces; Tetrapoda; Vertebrata

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Source

Nature

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1038/35003183

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2037-12-31