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Reined-in richness

Analysis of Phanerozoic vertebrate community richness suggests there have been constraints on tetrapod diversity dynamics over much of their evolutionary history.

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Fig. 1: New approaches to counting fossil taxa are changing the picture of biodiversity over Earth’s history.

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Ivany, L.C., Czekanski-Moir, J. Reined-in richness. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 520–521 (2019).

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