Nature paper – five new early Carboniferous tetrapods

Just published, an important paper in Nature describing five new tetrapods from the early Carboniferous period, discovered in the Scottish Borders.

Phylogenetic and environmental context of a Tournaisian tetrapod fauna Jennifer A. Clack, Carys E. Bennett, David K. Carpenter, Sarah J. Davies, Nicholas C. Fraser, Timothy I. Kearsey, John E. A. Marshall, David Millward, Benjamin K. A. Otoo, Emma J. Reeves, Andrew J. Ross, Marcello Ruta, Keturah Z. Smithson, Timothy R. Smithson & Stig A. Walsh. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, Article number: 0002 (2016) doi:10.1038/s41559-016-0002. Published online: 05 December 2016 – Link