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A quantitative approach to determine the taxonomic identity and ontogeny of the pycnodontiform fish Pycnodus (Neopterygii, Actinopterygii) from the Eocene of Bolca Lagerstätte, Italy

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A quantitative approach to determine the taxonomic identity and ontogeny of the pycnodontiform fish Pycnodus (Neopterygii, Actinopterygii) from the Eocene of Bolca Lagerstätte, Italy (OA) - v @PeerJPreprints https://t.co/9btETPV9tT
A quantitative approach to determine the taxonomic identity and ontogeny of the pycnodontiform fish Pycnodus (Neopterygii, Actinopterygii) from the Eocene of Bolca Lagerstätte, Italy https://t.co/q5QMVAQ84Z
A quantitative approach to determine the taxonomic identity and ontogeny of the pycnodontiform fish Pycnodus (Neopterygii, Actinopterygii) from the Eocene of Bolca Lagerstätte, Italy https://t.co/E3tfGfowFl https://t.co/1zOvWoqWD6
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A quantitative approach to determine the taxonomic identity and ontogeny of the pycnodontiform fish Pycnodus (Neopterygii, Actinopterygii) from the Eocene of Bolca Lagerstätte, Italy https://t.co/mI8Xpj4Bvy
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Supplemental Information

A TPS file containing the landmark data and specimens

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26582v1/supp-1

All specimens of Pycnodus that was used to investigate intraspecific variation

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26582v1/supp-2

Two PAST files containing the RW coordinates and the Meristic and morphometric counts

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26582v1/supp-3

NTS file containing centroid size for PLS

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26582v1/supp-4

NTS file sliders for use in Relative Warp analysis

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26582v1/supp-5

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

John Joseph Cawley conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables.

Giuseppe Marrama conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Giorgio Carnevale authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Jürgen Kriwet conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Funding

This study was supported by a grant of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF): P29796-B29 to JK, SYNTHESYS: FR-TAF-6568 to JJC and M2368-B25 to GM. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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