Research Article

The Cranial Osteology and Feeding Ecology of the Metriorhynchid Crocodylomorph Genera Dakosaurus and Plesiosuchus from the Late Jurassic of Europe

  • Mark T. Young mail,

    Affiliation: School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

  • Stephen L. Brusatte,

    Affiliations: Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, New York, United States of America, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University, New York City, New York, United States of America

  • Marco Brandalise de Andrade,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Paleontologia e Estratigrafia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

  • Julia B. Desojo,

    Affiliation: División de Paleontología, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales ‘Bernardino Rivadavia’, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Brian L. Beatty,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, New York, United States of America

  • Lorna Steel,

    Affiliation: Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

  • Marta S. Fernández,

    Affiliation: Departamento Paleontología de Vertebrados, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina

  • Manabu Sakamoto,

    Affiliation: School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

  • Jose Ignacio Ruiz-Omeñaca,

    Affiliations: Museo del Jurásico de Asturias (MUJA), Colunga, Spain, Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain

  • Rainer R. Schoch

    Affiliation: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Published: September 18, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044985

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