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Research Article

Reassessment of the Evidence for Postcranial Skeletal Pneumaticity in Triassic Archosaurs, and the Early Evolution of the Avian Respiratory System

  • Richard J. Butler mail,

    butler.richard.j@gmail.com

    Affiliations: GeoBio-Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

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  • Paul M. Barrett,

    Affiliation: Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

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  • David J. Gower

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034094
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Richard J. Butler
GeoBio-Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany
Richard J. Butler, Paul M. Barrett
Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
David J. Gower
Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: butler.richard.j@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RJB PMB DJG. Performed the experiments: RJB PMB DJG. Analyzed the data: RJB PMB DJG. Wrote the paper: RJB PMB DJG.