Université de Fribourg

Enigmatic dinosaur precursors bridge the gap to the origin of Pterosauria

Ezcurra, Martín D. ; Nesbitt, Sterling J. ; Bronzati, Mario ; Vecchia, Fabio Marco Dalla ; Agnolin, Federico L. ; Benson, Roger B. J. ; Egli, Federico Brissón ; Cabreira, Sergio F. ; Evers, Serjoscha W. ; Gentil, Adriel R. ; Irmis, Randall B. ; Martinelli, Agustín G. ; Novas, Fernando E. ; Silva, Lúcio Roberto da ; Smith, Nathan D. ; Stocker, Michelle R. ; Turner, Alan H. ; Langer, Max C.

In: Nature, 2020, vol. 588, no. 2020-7838, p. 445–449

Pterosaurs were the first vertebrates to evolve powered flight1 and comprised one of the main evolutionary radiations in terrestrial ecosystems of the Mesozoic era (approximately 252–66 million years ago), but their origin has remained an unresolved enigma in palaeontology since the nineteenth century2,3,4. These flying reptiles have been hypothesized to be the close relatives of a wide...

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Crocodyliforms biogeography during the Cretaceous : evidence of Gondwanan vicariance from biogeographical analysis : appendix

Turner, Alan H.

In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 2004, vol. 271, p. 1

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Feather quill knobs in the dinosaur velociraptor

Turner, Alan H. ; Makovicky, P. J.

In: Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007, vol. 317, p. 1721

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A basal dromaeosaurid and size evolution preceding avian flight

Turner, Alan H.

In: Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007, vol. 317, p. 1378