Palaeos: Palaeos Amniota
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Amniota: References

Abbreviated Dendrogram
    `--Crown Amniota
       |--Sauropsida (= Reptilia)
       |  |--ANAPSIDA
       |  `--EUREPTILIA 

Stem Amniota
Crown Amniota

Benton, M.J. 2005. Vertebrate palaeontology. 3rd ed. Blackwell publishing, Oxford.
Temporal Fenestration and the Classification of Amniotes

Bruce LL, Neary TJ. 1995. The limbic system of tetrapods: A comparative analysis of cortical and amygdalar populations. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 46(4-5): 224-234.
Reptiles - note

Carroll, R. L. 1970. Quantitative aspects of the amphibian-reptilian transition. Form. Funct. 3:165–178.

Carroll, RL (1988), Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, W. H. Freeman and company, New York

Carroll, R. L. 1991. The origin of reptiles. Pages 331–353 in Origins of the higher groups of tetrapods—controversy and consensus (H.-P. Schultze, and L. Trueb, eds.). Cornell University Press, Ithaca.

Lanuza E, Belekhova M, Martinez-Marcos A, Font C, Martinez-Garcia F. 1998. Identification of the reptilian basolateral amygdala: an anatomical investigation of the afferents to the posterior dorsal ventricular ridge of the lizard Podarcis hispanica. European Journal of Neuroscience 10(11): 3517-3534.
Reptiles - note

Laurin, M. 2004, The Evolution of Body Size, Cope's Rule and the Origin of Amniotes Syst. Biol. 53(4):594–622, 2004 DOI: 10.1080/10635150490445706

Müller, J & RR Reisz (2005), An early captorhinid reptile (Amniota: Eureptilia) from the Upper Carboniferous of Hamilton, KansasJ. Vert. Paleontol. 23: 561-568.  

Patton, Paul (2008). "One World, Many Minds: Intelligence in the Animal Kingdom". Scientific American. December, 2008
Reptiles - note

Paton RL Smithson TR and Clack JA 1999. An amniote-like skeleton from the Early Carboniferous of Scotland. Nature 398: 508-513.

M. Ruta, M. I. Coates, and D. L. J. Quicke. 2003a. Early tetrapod relationships revisited. Biological Reviews 78(2):251-345

Ruta, M., Jeffery, J. E. and Coates, M. I. 2003b. A supertree of early tetrapods. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 270: 2507-2516. . pdf

Smithson, T.R. & Rolfe, W.D.I. (1990): Westlothiana gen. nov. :naming the earliest known reptile. Scottish Journal of Geology no 26, pp 137-138.

Striedter, G. F. (2005) Principles of Brain Evolution. Sinauer Associates.
Reptiles - note

van Tuinen M, and Hadly EA (2004) Error in estimation of rate and time inferred from the early amniote fossil record and avian molecular clocks. J. Molecular Evolution 59(2): 267-276. pdf

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