An enigmatic holostean from the Triassic of Utah possesses an unusual tooth morphology. What was the purpose of these teeth?
PLOSBLOGS Update 12/4/17 President Trump Declares Major Reduction of Bears Ears Monument This Feb/2017 guest post to the PLOS Paleontology Community is by guest blogger Robert Gay. Rob is the Curator of Education at the Museum of Western Colorado, and also frequently contributes to the blog Prehistoric Pub. He can be found on Twitter @Paleorob. Thank you, Rob, for contributingContinue reading “Paleontology of Bears Ears National Monument, Utah”
Fish have a bit of a boring reputation among many vertebrate paleontologists–too many bones, too hard to identify, not as charismatic as dinosaurs, etc., etc. But, this is entirely undeserved (and I say that as a dinosaur paleontologist, too)! The ins and outs of fish evolution are truly fascinating, bolstered by a phenomenal fossil record.Continue reading “Veggievore Fish of the Triassic”