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Sarcopterygii: References

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Ahlberg , PE (1995), Elginerpeton pancheni and the earliest tetrapod clade.  Nature, 373: 420-425.  Elginerpeton, Elginerpetonidae, Obruchevichthys, Ventastega.  

Ahlberg, PE (1998), Postcranial stem tetrapod remains from the Devonian of Scat Craig, Morayshire, Scotland.  Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 122: 99-141.  Elginerpeton

Ahlberg, PE (2004), Comment on "The early evolution of the tetrapod humerus." Science 305: 1715c.  Elginerpeton.  

Ahlberg, PE & JA Clack (1998), Lower jaws, lower tetrapods -- a review based on the Devonian genus Acanthostega. Trans. Roy. Soc. (Edinburgh), Earth Sci., 89: 11-46.  Metaxygnathus, Obruchevichthys, Panderichthys, Ventastega.

Ahlberg, PE & Z Johanson (1997), Second tristichopterid (Sarcopterygii, Osteolepiformes) from the Upper Devonian of Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia, and phylogeny of the Tristichopteridae. J. Vert. Paleontol. 17: 653-673. Cabonnichthys, Osteolepiformes, Tristichopteridae.  

Ahlberg, PE & Z Johanson (1998) Osteolepiforms and the ancestry of tetrapods. Nature 395: 792-794.  Osteolepiformes.

Ahlberg, PE & E Luksevics (2004) New light on the Devonian tetrapod Ventastega curonica.  10th Intl. Symp. Early Vert. Lower Vert., p. 10 (abstr).  Elginerpeton, Ventastega.

Ahlberg, PE & AR Milner (1994), The origin and early diversification of tetrapods. Nature 368: 507-514.  Elpistostegalia, Osteolepiformes.  

Ahlberg, PE, JA Clack & E Lukševičs (1996), Rapid braincase evolution between Panderichthyes and the earliest tetrapods. Nature 381: 61-64.  Panderichthys

Ahlberg, PE, M Friedman & H Blom (2005), New light on the earliest known tetrapod jawJ. Vert. Paleontol. 25: 720-724.  Elginerpeton.  

Ahlberg, PE, E Lukševičs & E Mark-Kurik (2000), A near-tetrapod from the Baltic Middle Devonian. Palaeontology 43: 533-548.  Elpistostegalia, Livoniana, Osteolepiformes.

Anderson LC & PD Roopnarine (2005) Role of constraint and selection in the morphologic evolution of Caryocorbula (Mollusca: Corbulidae) from the Caribbean Neogene Palaeont. Elec. 8: 32A. Holopterygius.  

Andrews, SM (1973), Interrelationships of crossopterygians in PH Greenwood, RS Miles & C Patterson [eds.], Interrelationships of Fishes. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 53(supp.1): 137-177.  Onychodontiformes, Onychodus, Strunius.  

Andrews, SM & TS Westoll (1970), The postcranial skeleton of Eusthenopteron foordi Whiteaves. Trans. Roy. Soc. Edin. 68: 207–329.  Eusthenopteron

Andrews, SM & TS Westoll (1970a), The postcranial skeleton of rhipidistian fishes excluding Eusthenopteron. Trans. Roy. Soc. Edin. 68: 391–489 (1970).  Eusthenopteron, Megalichthyidae, Osteolepididae, Osteolepiformes, Rhizodontiformes, Tristichopteridae.  

Basden, AM & GC Young (2001), A primitive actinopterygian neurocranium from the Early Devonian of southeastern Australia. J. Vert. Paleontol. 21: 754-766.  Sarcopterygii

Campbell, KSW & RE Barwick (1995), The primitive dipnoan dental plate. J. Vert. Paleontol. 15: 13-27. Diabolepis; Dipnoi; Youngolepis.

Carroll, RL (1988), Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, WH Freeman & Co., 698 pp. Actinistia, Diabolepis, Eusthenopteron, Osteolepididae, Osteolepiformes, Rhipidistia.

Chang, M-M & MM Smith (1992), Is Youngolepis a porolepiform? J. Vert. Paleontol. 12: 294-312. Diabolepis; Powichthys; Youngolepis.

Clack, JA (1997), Devonian tetrapod trackways and trackmakers; a review of the fossils and footprints.  Palaeogeog. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol., 130: 227-250.  Elpistostegalia, Obruchevichthys.  

Clack, JA (2002), Gaining Ground: the Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods. Indiana Univ. Press, 369 pp.  Elpistostegalia, Elpistostege, Osteolepiformes, Panderichthys, Rhizodontiformes, Ventastega.  

Clack, JA (2002a), The dermal skull roof of Acanthostega gunnari, an early tetrapod from the Late Devonian.  Trans. R. Soc. Edin., Earth Sci. 93: 17-33.  Ventastega.  

Clack, JA (2003), A revised reconstruction of the dermal skull roof of Acanthostega, an early tetrapod from the Late Devonian.  Trans. R. Soc. Edin., Earth Sci. 93: 163-165.  Ventastega

Clement, G (2005), A new coelacanth (Actinistia, Sarcopterygii) frm the Jurassic of France, and the question of the closest relative fossil to LatimeriaJ. Vert. Paleontol. 25: 481-491.  Dendrogram.

Clement, G, PE Ahlberg, A Blieck, H Blom, JA Clack, E Poty, J Thorez, & P Janvier (2004), Devonian tetrapod from western Europe.  Nature 427: 412-413  Ventastega.

Cloutier, R & PE Ahlberg (1996), Morphology, characters, and the interrelationships of basal sarcopterygians, in LJ Stiassny LR Parent & GD Johnson (eds.), Interrelationships of Fishes. Academic Press, pp. 445-479.  Canowindridae, Grossius, Onychodontiformes, Osteolepididae, Osteolepiformes, Panderichthys, Rhizodontiformes, Rhipidistia, Sarcopterygii, Strunius, Tetrapodomorpha.

Coates, MI (1996), The Devonian tetrapod Acanthostega gunnari Jarvik: postcranial anatomy, basal tetrapod interrelationships and patterns of skeletal evolution.  Trans. R. Soc. Edin, Earth Sci. 87: 363-421. Elginerpeton, Elpistostegalia, Elpistostege, Eusthenopteron, Panderichthys.  

Coates, MI & JA Clack (1991), Fish-like gills and breathing in the earliest known tetrapod. Nature 352: 234-236.  Elginerpeton

Coates, MI, JE Jeffery & M Ruta (2002), Fins to limbs: what the fossils say. Evol. & Devel. 4: 390-401.  Elginerpeton, Elpistostegalia, Eusthenopteron, Panderichthys, Rhipidistia, Rhizodontiformes

Coates, MI, NH Shubin & EB Daeschler (2004), Response to comment on "The early evolution of the tetrapod humerus." Science 305: 1715d.  Elginerpeton

Cote, S, R Carroll, R Cloutier & L Bar-Sagi (2002), Vertebral development in the Devonian sarcopterygian fish Eusthenopteron foordi and the polarity of vertebral evolution in non-amniote tetrapods. J. Vert. Paleontol. 22: 487-502.

Daeschler, EB (2000), Early tetrapod jaws from the Late Devonian of Pennsylvania, USA. J. Paleont. 74: 301-308.  Ventastega.

Daeschler, EB, NH Shubin, KS Thomson & WW Amaral (1994), A Devonian tetrapod from North America.  Science 265: 639-642.  Elginerpeton  

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Forey, PL, PE Ahlberg , E Lukševičs & I Zupinš (2000), A new coelacanth from the Middle Devonian of Latvia. J. Vert Paleontol.  20: 243-252.  Actinistia, Diplocercides, Miguashaia, Sarcopterygii.   

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Friedman, M & MI Coates (2005), A newly recognized fossil coelacanth highlights the early morphological diversification of the cladeProc. Roy. Soc. Bio. 273: 245-250.  Holopterygius, Sarcopterygii: Cladogram

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Huysentruyt, F & D Adriaens (2005), Descriptive osteology of Corydoras aeneus (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae)Cybium, 29: 261-273.  Diplocercides

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Jarvik, E (1980), Basic Structure and Evolution of Vertebrates, Academic Press, 1: 575 pp.  Actinistia, Diplocercides.  

Jarvik, E (1996), The Devonian tetrapod Ichthyostega.  Fossils & Strata 40: 1–213.  Elginerpeton.

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Johanson, Z & PE Ahlberg (1997), New tristichopterid (Osteolepiformes; Sarcopterygii) from the Mandagery Sandstone (Famennian) near Canowindra, N.S.W., Australia. Trans. Roy. Soc. Edin. 88: 39-53. Cabonnichthys, Eusthenopteron, Mandageria, Megalichthyidae, Osteolepididae, Osteolepiformes, Panderichthys, Rhizodontiformes, Tristichopteridae.  

Johanson, Z, PE Ahlberg & A Ritchie (2003), The braincase and palate of the tetrapodomorph sarcopterygian Mandageria fairfaxi: morphological variability near the fishtetrapod transition. Palaeontology 46: 271–293. Mandageria, Panderichthys, Rhipidistia, Sarcopterygii

Johanson Z, S Turner & A Warren (2000), First East Gondwanan record of Strepsodus (Sarcopterygii, Rhizodontida) from the Lower Carboniferous Ducabrook Formation, central Queensland, Australia. Geodiversitas 22: 161-169.

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Lebedev, OA & MI Coates (1995), The postcranial skeleton of the Devonian tetrapod Tulerpeton curtum Lebedev.  Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 114: 307-348.  Elginerpeton.

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Lelièvre, H & P Janvier (1988), Un actinistien (Sarcopterygii: Vertebrata) dans le Dévonien Supérieur du Maroc. CR Acad. Sci. Paris (sér. 2) 307: 1425-1430.  Actinistia, Diplocercides.   

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Long, JA (2001), On the relationships of Psarolepis and the onychodontiform fishes. J. Vert. Paleontol. 21: 815-820. Onychodontiformes, Onychodus, Psarolepis, Sarcopterygii.

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Schultze, H-P (1973), Crossopterygier mit heterzerker schwanzflosse aus dem Oberdevon Kanadas, nebst einer beschreibung von Onychodontida-Resten aus dem Mittledevon Spaniens und aus dem Karbon der USA. Palaeontographica Abt. A. 143: 188-208.  Grossius, Onychodontiformes, Onychodus, Strunius.  

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Schultze, H-P & M Arsenault (1985), The panderichthyid fish Elpistostege: a close relative of tetrapods? Palaeontology 28: 293-309.  Elpistostegalia, Osteolepiformes.  

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Vorobyeva, EI (1980), Observations on two rhipidistian fishes from the Upper Devonian of Lode, Latvia. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 70: 191-201.  Panderichthys.

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