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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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Evolution of Growth Rates and Their Implications

Evolution of Growth Rates and Their Implications

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(p.252) (p.253) 9 Evolution of Growth Rates and Their Implications
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Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods
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Padian Kevin

Stein Koen

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0009

This chapter discusses the study of the evolution of growth rates. It covers comparing growth rates; selecting the best skeletal elements to derive growth rates; phylogenetic comparison of growth; and the evolution of the onset of sexual maturity.

Keywords:   growth rate, skeletal elements, phylogenetic comparison, sexual maturity

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