tetrapod


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tetrapod

[′te·trə‚päd]
(vertebrate zoology)
A four-footed animal.
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The fossils are re-evaluated and re-illustrated here as part of a project to examine tetrapod tracks from New Brunswick and are accordingly reassigned.
Additionally, Quantum Materials Corporation has agreed to supply customised tetrapod quantum dots to a US government defence related agency in support of a nano-biological project.
The terrestrial environment posed new challenges-such as feeding and moving on land and breathing air--to which the first tetrapods had to evolve solutions.
This problem, combined with the broader significance of the tetrapod fossils of the Fundy basin--particularly for understanding the end-Triassic mass extinction (ETE)--has provided the impetus for the present review.
Research conducted by Sandy Kawano and Richard Blob at Clemson University compared terrestrial locomotion in tiger salamanders and mudskipper fish, which have similar characteristics to early tetrapod ancestors.
Probably related to the syntectonic sedimentation is the fact the McCoy Brook Formation is by far the most tetrapod-rich stratigraphic unit of the Fundy Group, with every major outcrop yielding tetrapod bones, or tracks, or both.
wangsjoei Jarvik, 1952 was described from the Upper Famennian of East Greenland as a member of the tetrapod vertebrate community (Jarvik 1952; Blom et al.
Numerous reports have shown that ray- finned fish experience another round of genome duplication, namely, fish specific genome duplication (FSGD), which occurred 253 million to 404 million years ago after splitting from the tetrapod lineage (Taylor et al.
It has also been observed that the tetrapod contain legs of single crystals with hexagonal structure [3,10].
Tetrapod trackways discovered at Lepreau Falls Provincial Park, New Brunswick (Fig.