Comparative cranial osteology of Blanus (Squamata: Amphisbaenia)
Andrea Villa, Martin Kirchner, David M Alba, Federico Bernardini, Arnau Bolet, Angel H Lujan, Josep Fortuny, Christy A Hipsley, Johannes Mueller, Roberto Sindaco, Claudio Tuniz, Massimo Delfino
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2019
Awarded by Spanish Agencia Estatal de Investigacion-European Regional Development Fund of the European Union (AEI/FEDER EU)
Awarded by "'Beatriu de Pinos' postdoctoral grant" from the Agencia de Gestio d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR).
Awarded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Awarded by Newton International Fellowship
The authors thank Giovanni Boano for loan of the specimens from the collections of the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Carmagnola, which were scanned at the 'Abdus Salam' International Centre for Theoretical Physics with the technical help of Clement Zanolli. The manuscript has been significantly improved by the comments of Aaron M. Bauer on an earlier version. We also thank the editor, Louise Allcock, and the two reviewers, Mateusz Talanda and Andrej Cernansky. This research has been supported by Fondi Ateneo Universita di Torino 2015-2017 to M.D., the Generalitat de Catalunya (CERCA Programme to D.M.A., A.B., A.H.L., J.F. and M.D.) and the Spanish Agencia Estatal de Investigacion-European Regional Development Fund of the European Union (CGL2016-76431-P, AEI/FEDER EU to D.M.A., A.H.L. and M.D.; and CGL2017-82654-P, AEI/FEDER EU to A.B. and J.F.). J.F. acknowledges the "'Beatriu de Pinos' postdoctoral grant" (2014 -BP-A 00048) from the Agencia de Gestio d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR). J.M. and C.A.H. are supported by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Mu 1760/41). A.B. is also supported by a Newton International Fellowship (NF170464).