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- McNamara, Maria E., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 2016 v.457 pp. 380-388
- Echinodermata; feathers; fossils; invertebrates; models; sediments; vertebrates
- ... Few fossil vertebrate skeletons are complete and fully articulated. Various taphonomic processes reduce the skeletal fidelity of decaying carcasses, the effects of most of which are reasonably well understood. Some fossil vertebrates, however, exhibit patterns of disarticulation and loss of completeness that are difficult to explain. Such skeletons are one of two variants. They are incomplete, oft ...