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Anatomy Research International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 951836, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/951836
Research Article

Cranial Osteology of Meiglyptini (Aves: Piciformes: Picidae)

Laboratory of Ornithology, Department of Biological Sciences, Sciences College, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Caixa Postal 473, 17001-970 Bauru, SP, Brazil

Received 18 July 2011; Revised 22 September 2011; Accepted 22 September 2011

Academic Editor: Friedrich Paulsen

Copyright © 2012 Reginaldo José Donatelli. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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