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From: Conserved in-ovo cranial ossification sequences of extant saurians allow estimation of embryonic dinosaur developmental stages

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Digital reconstructions of saurian embryo skulls based on SRµCT data. (A) Gallus gallus at 14 days in incubation period in left lateral view. (B) Gallus gallus at 14 days in incubation period in ventral view. (C) Gallus gallus at 14 days in incubation period in dorsal view. (D) Crocodylus niloticus at 48 days in incubation period in left lateral view. (E) Crocodylus niloticus at 48 days in incubation period in ventral view. (F) Crocodylus niloticus at 48 days in incubation period in dorsal view. (G) Centrochelys sulcata at 61 days in incubation period in left lateral view. (H) Centrochelys sulcata at 61 days in incubation period in ventral lateral view. (I) Centrochelys sulcata at 61 days in incubation period in dorsal lateral view. Abbreviations: a, angular; bo, basioccipital; bs, basisphenoid; d, dentary; eo, exoccipital; et, egg tooth; fr, frontal; j, jugal; la, lacrimal; ls, laterosphenoid; mx, maxilla; n, nasal; pa, parietal; pal, palatine; pf, prefrontal; po, postorbital; pmx, premaxilla; pr, prootic; pt, pterygoid; sa, surangular; so, supraoccipital; sp, splenial; sq, squamosal; q, quadrate; qj, quadratojugal; v, vomer.

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