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Research Article

Three-Dimensionally Preserved Integument Reveals Hydrodynamic Adaptations in the Extinct Marine Lizard Ectenosaurus (Reptilia, Mosasauridae)

  • Johan Lindgren mail,

    johan.lindgren@geol.lu.se

    Affiliation: Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Michael J. Everhart,

    Affiliation: Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Michael W. Caldwell

    Affiliation: Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • Published: November 16, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027343
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Johan Lindgren
Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Michael J. Everhart
Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, United States of America
Michael W. Caldwell
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: johan.lindgren@geol.lu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: JL MJE MWC. Wrote the paper: JL.