Vertebrate paleontology is the study of ancient animals with backbones: fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds.

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Angellis
Images and information about dinosaur genera as well as some non-dinosaur vertebrate taxa.
The Archosauria
The great archosaur lineage includes crocodiles, dinosaurs, pterosaurs and many other diapsids. Information on their fossil record, life history, ecology, systematics and morphology.
Australia's Lost Kingdoms
Exhibit from the Australian Museum covering Australia's fossil history from 110 million years ago.
Introduction to the Sphenodontidae
Provides information on the pleurosaurs and the Tuatara, the only species of sphenodontid alive today and little changed in appearance from the sphenodontids living 150 million years ago.
Laboratory for Environmental Biology: Vertebrate Paleobiology
Provides information on the collection of over 70,000 Pleistocene fossils at the Centennial Museum, primarily from New Mexican cave faunas, with a checklist of Late Pleistocene fossil taxa from the El Paso region.
Modern Forms: Basal Amniote Evolution
Diagram showing extinctions and diversifications of major groups of amniotes over time.
Palaeozoic Microvertebrates
Microvertebrate page from the University of Alberta.
Paleoneurology
The study of brain casts of extinct vertebrates.
PrehistoricPlanet.com
Dinosaur and fossil news and features including interviews with paleontologists and interactive science modules.
Transitional Vertebrate Fossils FAQ
A large, but by no means complete, list of transitional fossils that are known.
Transitional Vertebrate Fossils FAQ
Provides a discussion on the explanation for the gaps that exist in the fossil record between different groups of vertebrates.
Turtles: Business as Usual
Article on turtles which were the most abundant and diverse reptiles in Paleocene faunas with about 50 genera known from Paleocene sediments.
Vertebrate Paleontology
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History presents current research and news on this topic..

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