Alifanov, V. R. and E. N. Kurochkin. 2011..Kyrgyzsaurus bukhanchenkoi gen. et sp. nov., a new reptile from the Triassic of southwestern Kyrgyzstan. Paleontological Journal 45(6):639-647.
[DOI: 10.1134/S0031030111060025] [link]
Description of a reptile fossil with skin preservation discovered in 2006. Comes form the same locality as Sharovipteryx and Longisquama. The authors interpret the specimen as a member of drepanosaurs, a Late Triassic group of archosauromorphs. This paper represents one of the last contributions of the Russian palaeornithologist Evgenii N. Kurochkin who passed away recently.
Buchwitz, M., C. Foth, I. Kogan, and S. Voigt. 2012 in press. On the use of osteoderm features in a phylogenetic approach on the internal relationships of the Chroniosuchia (Tetrapoda: Reptiliomorpha). Palaeontology. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01137.x] [link]
Includes a graphic reconstruction of Madygenerpeton (drawing by Frederik Spindler).
Buchwitz, M. and S. Voigt. 2012 in press. The dorsal appendages of the Triassic reptile Longisquama insignis: reconsideration of a controversial integument type. Paläontologische Zeitschrift.
[DOI: 10.1007/s12542-012-0135-3] [Link]
More thorough description/ graphic documentation compared to Voigt et al.(2009) and considers some aspects of diapsid skin evolution.
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