Abstracts: Leicester 1989
 
 
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SVPCA Conference
Platform presentation (20) mins
Conodonts as chordates: the story so far
 
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R J Aldridge
 
Derek E G Briggs
 
French mosasaurs $
 
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Nathalie Bardet
 
A hatchling rhynchosaur and its heterochronic implications
 
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Michael J Benton
 
A psittacosaurid dinosaur from the Cretaceous of Thailand
 
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Eric Buffetaut
 
The new specimen of Bernissartia fagesi from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain (Crocodylomorpha, Neosuchia)
 
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Angela D Buscalioni
 
Relationships of early fossil tetrapods
 
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D Cannatella
 
Hupehsuchus, an enigmatic aquatic reptile from the Mid-Triassic of China
 
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R L Carroll
 
The micro-architecture of plesiosaur ribs: what light does it show on how they swam?
 
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A Chadwick
 
A J Davis
 
A new Moroccan mitrate and the search for the sister group of the Craniata $
 
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A P Cripps
 
News about Lower Jurassic plesiosaurs
 
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Arthur R I Cruickshank
 
An unusual spined cornute (stem-chordate) from the Lowest Ordovician of Shropshire $
 
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Paul Daley
 
Morphometric analysis of embryos of extant crocodilians: a means of studying 'embryonic' dinosaurs $
 
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D Charles Deeming
 
Cteniogenys (Reptilia: Diapsida): new material and a reassessment of its phylogenetic position
 
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Susan E Evans
 
Osteodermal patterns in early tetrapods and their functional significance
 
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Eberhard ‘Dino’ Frey
 
The comparative dorsoventral mobility of the lumbosacral spine and pelvic girdle of mammals $
 
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J Gál
 
Mammals and birds revisited
 
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Brian G Gardiner
 
Miocene ruminants of Pasalar, Turkey
 
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Alan W. Gentry
 
Plesiosaur swimming
 
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L B Halstead
 
Jaw size and prey selection in fish
 
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Paul J B Hart
 
The origin of the chordates: what use is a molecular approach? $
 
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P W H Holland
 
New theropod dinosaur finds from the Wealden of the Isle of Wight
 
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Stephen Hutt
 
Strange Devonian sharks from Bolivia
 
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Philippe Janvier
 
Chinianocarpos thorali - the most primitive craniate known
 
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Richard P S Jefferies
 
Mesozoic vertebrates from fissures in South Wales
 
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K A Kermack
 
D M Kermack
 
Was Lystrosaurus really aquatic?
 
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Gillian M King
 
New fishes from Solnhofen, Germany, and Cerin, France
 
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Paul Lambers
 
Unusual theropods in the Late Cretaceous from Europe
 
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Jean Le Loeuff
 
There's an ichthyosaur in my soup!
 
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David M Martill
 
The Triassic marine reptile faunas of Israel and Egypt
 
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Jean-Michel Mazin
 
Diabolepis, a lungfish
 
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Chang Mee-mann
 
Percoid fishes of the Messel Oishale Formation
 
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Norbert Micklich
 
Temnospondyl relationships and evolution: an overview
 
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Andrew R Milner
 
The relationships of loxommatid amphibians
 
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Angela C Milner
 
a showing of the video 'Putting flesh on bones', an episode from the BBC TV series 'Lost worlds - vanished lives' presented by Sir David Attenborough, including animated ichthyosaurs and a flying reconstruction of Quetzalcoatlus
 
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N Nightingale
 
An update on Romanian dinosaurs
 
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David B Norman
 
How the rabbit-fish got its teeth
 
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Colin Patterson
 
A fossil bird from Messel with peculiar osteological features
 
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D S Peters
 
Ecology of armoured placodonts
 
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Giovanni Pinna
 
Two morphotypes of Rubiesichthys, an Early Cretaceous teleostean fish from Spain $
 
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Francisco J Poyato-Ariza
 
The atlas, axis and occiput in mammals
 
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Robert Presley
 
Bone histology of the theropod dinosaur Allosaurus fragilis
 
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R E H Reid
 
The dynamics of mosasaur locomotion $
 
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Theagarten Lingham-Soliar
 
The biology of early lungfishes
 
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Keith S Thomson
 
Extraordinary preservation of a pterosaur wing membrane from the Mid-Cretaceous of Brazil
 
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David M Martill
 
David M Unwin
 
The Hornsleasow Dinosaur Excavation and Sieving Project
 
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R F Vaughan
 
The first study of captorhinomorphs discovered in China
 
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Zhu Yanglong