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A mid-Cretaceous embryonic-to-neonate snake in amber from Myanmar

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Science Advances  18 Jul 2018:
Vol. 4, no. 7, eaat5042
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat5042

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vol. 4 no. 7

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  • Received for publication March 5, 2018
  • Accepted for publication June 27, 2018

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  1. Lida Xing1,2,
  2. Michael W. Caldwell3,*,
  3. Rui Chen4,
  4. Randall L. Nydam5,
  5. Alessandro Palci6,7,
  6. Tiago R. Simões3,
  7. Ryan C. McKellar8,9,
  8. Michael S. Y. Lee6,7,
  9. Ye Liu4,10,
  10. Hongliang Shi11,
  11. Kuan Wang10 and
  12. Ming Bai4
  1. 1State Key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology, China University of Geosciences, Beijing 100083, China.
  2. 2School of the Earth Sciences and Resources, China University of Geosciences, Beijing 100083, China.
  3. 3Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada.
  4. 4Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China.
  5. 5Department of Anatomy, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA.
  6. 6South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia.
  7. 7College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
  8. 8Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 4W7, Canada.
  9. 9Biology Department, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2, Canada.
  10. 10Paleo-diary Museum of Natural History, Beijing 100097, China.
  11. 11Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: mw.caldwell{at}


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