Federico J Degrange

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. pmc Mechanical analysis of feeding behavior in the extinct "terror bird" Andalgalornis steulleti (Gruiformes: Phorusrhacidae)
    Federico J Degrange
    CONICET División Paleontología Vertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 5:e11856. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Geometric morphometrics of the skull of Tinamidae (Aves, Palaeognathae)
    Federico J Degrange
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque, La Plata, 1900 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Zoology (Jena) 113:334-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Skull anatomy of the bizarre crocodylian Mourasuchus nativus (Alligatoridae, Caimaninae)
    Paula Bona
    CONICET, División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 296:227-39. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Virtual reconstructions of the endocranial cavity of Rhea americana (Aves, Palaeognathae): postnatal anatomical changes
    Mariana B J Picasso
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    Brain Behav Evol 76:176-84. 2010
  5. pmc Flexibility along the neck of the neogene terror bird Andalgalornis steulleti (Aves Phorusrhacidae)
    Claudia P Tambussi
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e37701. 2012

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Mechanical analysis of feeding behavior in the extinct "terror bird" Andalgalornis steulleti (Gruiformes: Phorusrhacidae)
    Federico J Degrange
    CONICET División Paleontología Vertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 5:e11856. 2010
    ..We suggest that it either consumed smaller prey that could be killed and consumed more safely (e.g., swallowed whole) or that it used multiple well-targeted sagittal strikes with the beak in a repetitive attack-and-retreat strategy...
  2. doi request reprint Geometric morphometrics of the skull of Tinamidae (Aves, Palaeognathae)
    Federico J Degrange
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque, La Plata, 1900 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Zoology (Jena) 113:334-8. 2010
    ..This study allows establishing that genera and, in some cases, the gender of the Tinamidae can be differentiated based on cranial shape...
  3. doi request reprint Skull anatomy of the bizarre crocodylian Mourasuchus nativus (Alligatoridae, Caimaninae)
    Paula Bona
    CONICET, División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 296:227-39. 2013
    ..The knowledge of the internal skull anatomy of Mourasuchus contributes to the understanding of the general morphology of alligatorids, Caimaninae, and their variation...
  4. doi request reprint Virtual reconstructions of the endocranial cavity of Rhea americana (Aves, Palaeognathae): postnatal anatomical changes
    Mariana B J Picasso
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    Brain Behav Evol 76:176-84. 2010
    ..Finally, the brain of R. americana is similar to that of Struthio and Dromaius, but differs from that of the Tinamidae and of Apteryx, allowing recognition of 3 distinct brain morphologies among the Palaeognathae...
  5. pmc Flexibility along the neck of the neogene terror bird Andalgalornis steulleti (Aves Phorusrhacidae)
    Claudia P Tambussi
    División Paleontología Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s n, La Plata, Argentina
    PLoS ONE 7:e37701. 2012
    ..A previous biomechanical study suggests that the skull would be prepared to make sudden movements in the sagittal plane to subdue prey...