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Archosauromorpha: References

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Benton M. J. 1984. The relationships and early evolution of the Diapsida. In M. W. J. Ferguson (Ed.), The Structure, Development, and Evolution of Reptiles, 575-596. London: Academic Press
Prolacerta, Tanystropheidae

Benton M. J. 1985. Classification and phylogeny of the diapsid reptiles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 84: 97-164.
The Prolacertiformes, Prolacerta, Malerisaurus, Tanystropheidae

David S. Berman and Robert R. Reisz, 1992, Dolabrosaurus aquatilis, a Small Lepidosauromorph Reptile from the Upper Triassic Chinle Formation of North-Central New Mexico Journal of Paleontology Vol. 66, No. 6 (Nov., 1992), pp. 1001-1009

Borsuk-Bialynicka, M, & Evans, S.E. (2009). A long-necked archosauromorph from the Early Triassic of Poland. Paleontologica Polonica 65: 203-234. pdf
Czatkowiella, The Prolacertiformes

Caldwell M. 1996. Ichthyosauria: a preliminary phylogenetic analysis of diapsid affinities. Neuen Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie. Abhandlungen 200: 361-386.
The enigmatic Helveticosaurs

Calzavara M., Muscio G. & Wild R., 1980. "Megalancosaurus preonensis, n. g., n. sp., a new reptile from the Norian of Friuli". Gortania, 2. pp. 49-63.

Carroll, RL (1988), Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, WH Freeman & Co., 698 pp.

Chatterjee, S. (1980) Malerisaurus, a new eosuchian reptile from the Late Triassic Maleri Formation of India. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 290: 219-258.
The Prolacertiformes, Malerisaurus

Chatterjee, S. (1986) Malerisaurus langstoni, a new diapsid reptile from the Triassic of Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 6(4): 297-312.
The Prolacertiformes, Malerisaurus, Tanystropheidae

Colbert, E. H., and Olsen, P. E. (2001). "A new and unusual aquatic reptile from the Lockatong Formation of New Jersey (Late Triassic, Newark Supergroup)." American Museum Novitates, 3334: 1-24.
Drepanosaurs, Hypuronector

Dilkes, DW (1998), The Early Triassic rhynchosaur Mesosuchus browni and the interrelationships of basal archosauromorph reptiles. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 353: 501-541.

Gower, DJ & M Wilkinson (1996), Is there any consensus on basal archosaur phylogeny? Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B263: 1399-1406.

Jalil, N-E (1997), A new prolacertiform diapsid from the Triassic of North Africa and the interrelationships of the Prolacertiformes. J. Vert. Paleontol. 17: 506-525.

Mazin, J.-M. (1981). Grippia longirostris Wiman, 1929, un Ichthyopterygia primitif du Trias inférieur du Spitsberg. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 4:317-340.
SVT 203 (unnamed Helveticosaur)

Merck J. 1997. A phylogenetic analysis of the euryapsid reptiles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17: 65A.
The enigmatic Helveticosaurs

Motani, R. (2000). Skull of Grippia longirostris: no contradiction with a diapsid affinity for the Ichthyopterygia. Palaeontology 43:1-14.
SVT 203 (unnamed Helveticosaur)

Müller, J. 2004. The relationships among diapsid reptiles and the influence of taxon selection. In: G. Arratia, M.V.H. Wilson, and R. Cloutier (eds) Recent Advances in the Origin and Early Evolution of Vertebrates, 379-408. Verlag Dr Friedrich Pfeil, München.
The Prolacertiformes

Parks, P (1969), Cranial Anatomy and Mastication of the Triassic Reptile Trilophosaurus. M.A. thesis, U. Texas. 88 pp.

Peyer, B. (1955). Die Triasfauna der Tessiner Kalkalpen. XVIII. Helveticosaurus zollingeri, n.g. n.sp. Schweizerische Paläontologische Abhandlungen 72:3-50.
The enigmatic Helveticosaurs, Helveticosaurus

Renesto, S. (1994). "Megalancosaurus, a possibly arboreal archosauromorph (Reptilia) from the Upper Triassic of northern Italy." Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 14(1): 38-52.
Drepanosaurs, Megalancosaurinae

Renesto, S. (2000). "Bird-like head on a chameleon body: new specimens of the enigmatic diapsid reptile Megalancosaurus from the Late Triassic of northern Italy." Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 106: 157-180.

Renesto, S., Spielmann, J.A., and Lucas, S.G. (2009). "The oldest record of drepanosaurids (Reptilia, Diapsida) from the Late Triassic (Adamanian Placerias Quarry, Arizona, USA) and the stratigraphic range of the Drepanosauridae." Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, 252(3): 315-325. doi: 10.1127/0077-7749/2009/0252-0315. pdf,

Silvio Renesto, Justin A. Spielmann, Spencer G. Lucas, and Giorgio Tarditi Spagnoli. (2010). The taxonomy and paleobiology of the Late Triassic (Carnian-Norian: Adamanian-Apachean) drepanosaurs (Diapsida: Archosauromorpha: Drepanosauromorpha). New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin. 46:1-81

Renesto S. & Binelli G. (2006) Vallesaurus cenensis Wild, 1991, A Drepanosurid (Reptilia, Diapsida): From the Late Triassic of Northern Italy", Riv. It. Paleont. Strat. 112: 77-94, Milano.

Rieppel, O. (1989). Helveticosaurus zollingeri Peyer (Reptilia, Diapsida): skeletal paedomorphosis; functional anatomy and systematic affinities. Palaeontographica A 208:123-152.
The enigmatic Helveticosaurs

Senter, P. (2004). "Phylogeny of Drepanosauridae (Reptilia: Diapsida)." Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 2(3): 257-268.

Unwin D. M., Alifanov V. R. & Benton M. J. (2000) "Enigmatic small reptiles from the Middle Triassic of Kirgizia", pp. 177-186. In: Benton M. J., Unwin D. M. & Kurochin E. "The age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Magnolia", Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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