A gravid fossil turtle from the Early Cretaceous reveals a different egg development strategy to that of extant marine turtles

"Extant sea turtles develop and lay pliable (flexible) eggs; however, it is unknown whether they inherited this reproductive strategy from their closer fossil relatives or if it represents an evolutionary novelty. Here, we describe the first undisputable gravid marine fossil turtle ever found,...

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Autores Principales: Cadena E.-A., Parra-Ruge M.L., Parra-Ruge J.D.D., Padilla-Bernal S.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2019
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22746
https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12413