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Figure 14 Adapted from Benton, M.J. (2000) Vertebrate Palaeontology, second edition, Blackwell Science.
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Thanks are also credited in the original publication for their kind help during production to: Dr Alan Smith, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge and Dr Norman Macleod, Natural History Museum, London.
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