Vertebrate Zoology

Special Issue – Virtual Issue 2019/2020

TOPICAL VIRTUAL ISSUE
on Recent Advances in Chondrocranium Research, Guest Editor: Ingmar Werneburg
The following published papers are available online.

WERNEBURG, I. & W. MAIER
Diverging development of akinetic skulls in cryptodire and pleurodire turtles: an ontogenetic and phylogenetic study.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-2-2019-01

YARYHIN, O.& I. WERNEBURG
The origin of orbitotemporal diversity in lepidosaurs: insights from tuatara chondrocranial anatomy.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-2-2019-04

HÜPPI, E., NÚÑEZ-LEÓN, D., NAGASHIMA, H. & M. R. SÁNCHEZ-VILLAGRA
Development of the chondrocranium in the domesticated fowl (Gallus gallus f. domestica), with a study on the variation of the of hypoglossal foramina.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-3-2019-03

LUKAS, P., SCHMIDT, J. & L. OLSSON
Knockdown of zax in Xenopus laevis leads to craniofacial malformations and the absence of the intramandibular joint.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-02

MAYR, G.
The otic region of the skull of neognathous birds: on the homology and comparative morphology of some neurovascular and muscular foramina and other external skeletal structures.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-05

ACOSTA HOSPITALECHE, C., PIRO, A. & M. A. SOSA
The mandibulosphenoidal joint in penguins, albatrosses, and petrels: comparative anatomy and functional implications
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-01

WILKEN, A. T., SELLERS, K. C., COST, I. N., ROZIN, R.E., MIDDLETON, K. M. &
C. M. HOLLIDAY
Connecting the chondrocranium: Biomechanics of the suspensorium in reptiles
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-02