puts the in situ bones back into their in vivo places.
imagines the bones and soft tissues that are missing from the data. Adding scaled elements from a sister taxon is usually the best way to handle a restoration as we await further data from the field.
We looked at
Tulerpeton, the Upper Devonian taxon known chiefly from its limbs, earlier. I reconstructed the limbs several ways, but did not attempt a restoration. Here (Fig. 1) that oversight is remedied based on the bauplan of Viséan sister, Silvanerpeton.
Among the overlapping elements,
in Tulerpeton the pectoral girdle and forelimbs are larger. An extra digit is present laterally.
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