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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (23): jeb242990.
Published: 03 December 2021
... of mass Archosaur Japan Society for the Promotion of Science http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100001691 19J00701 Body size is one of the most important traits that influences the terrestrial locomotor capacities of tetrapods. Although larger animals can take advantage of the reduced...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (11): jeb242240.
Published: 04 June 2021
... overlapping metatarsal morphology is shared by fossil archosaurs and archosaur relatives. In these extinct taxa, we suggest that intermetatarsal mobility likely played a significant role in maintaining ground contact across plantigrade postural extremes. * Author for correspondence ( morgan_turner...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (20): 3175–3178.
Published: 01 October 2015
... ). Consequently, these data might suggest that crocodilians engage in unihemispheric sleep. If true, then unihemispheric sleep is likely to have been present in the most recent common ancestor to archosaurs (crocodilians and dinosaurs, including birds), and given the phylogenetic breadth of UEC across reptiles...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (7): 1094–1107.
Published: 01 April 2014
... sensitive. Together, these data support the role of a PDR mechanism in crocodilians and further suggest this mechanism is a shared archosaur trait, most likely found also in the extinct dinosaurs. * Author for correspondence ( hilaryb@umd.edu ) Author contributions H.S.B. was involved in all...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (12): 2030–2038.
Published: 15 June 2012
... and even phylogenetic trends within clades. However, important areas of concern remain unaddressed; for example, how does ROM at a forelimb joint change after soft tissues are lost in archosaurs? And are fossil ROM methodologies amenable to reproducibility and statistical analysis? Here, we investigated...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (7): 1141–1147.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 pitch roll aquatic locomotion lung alligator Alligator mississippiensis archosaur crocodilian diaphragm diaphragmaticus ischiopubis rectus abdominis intercostalis buoyancy metacentric height evolution ventilation ventilatory mechanics pelvic aspiration...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (21): 4313–4318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ) 5 9 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 alligator Alligator mississippiensis CO 2 breathing diaphragmaticus ventilation post-prandial state vital capacity evolution archosaur ventilatory mechanics crocodilian The breathing apparatus of crocodilians...