Edward B Daeschler
Affiliation: Academy of Natural Sciences
- A Devonian tetrapod-like fish and the evolution of the tetrapod body planEdward B Daeschler
Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
Nature 440:757-63. 2006..The morphological features and geological setting of this new animal are suggestive of life in shallow-water, marginal and subaerial habitats...
- The cranial endoskeleton of Tiktaalik roseaeJason P Downs
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
Nature 455:925-9. 2008..The sequence of modifications suggests changes in head mobility and intracranial kinesis that have ramifications for the origin of vertebrate terrestriality...
- The early evolution of the tetrapod humerusNeil H Shubin
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Science 304:90-3. 2004..The functional diversity of the earliest known limbs includes several different kinds of appendage design. This functional diversity was achieved with a humeral architecture that was remarkably conserved during the Devonian...
- The pectoral fin of Tiktaalik roseae and the origin of the tetrapod limbNeil H Shubin
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Nature 440:764-71. 2006..The origin of limbs probably involved the elaboration and proliferation of features already present in the fins of fish such as Tiktaalik...