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Bone Histology of Fossil TetrapodsAdvancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation$
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Kevin Padian and Ellen-Therese Lamm

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520273528

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520273528.001.0001

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Research Applications and Integration

Research Applications and Integration

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Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods

Padian Kevin

Boef Miara Maria de

Larsson Hans C.E.

Wilson Laura

Bromage Timothy

University of California Press

This chapter addresses some of the questions and issues associated with the “four signals” of bone histology, with the aim of actuating further research. It discusses how knowledge in skeletochronology, linear and mass growth rates, and timing of the reproductive maturity of extinct tetrapods can be applied to life-history reconstructions.

Keywords:   bone histology, life-history reconstructions, skeletochronology, growth rates, tetrapods

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