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Pawpawsaurus



Randy,

This might help;

(Reptile from Paw Paw)
FAMILY: Nodosauridae.
ERA: Early Cretaceous  (Albian  112.2 - 98.9  Ma).
SIZE: 
LOCATION: North America.
FOSSILS: Skull and associated postcrania.
COMMENTS: This is the most primitive (skull has incomplete septum and no
secondary palate) nodosaurid yet found with a horny beak and a unique
pattern of dermal plates on top of the skull. It is the first nodosaurid
to have been found with bony eyelids.

SPECIES LIST:
P. campbelli  Lee, 1996 (type).

References:
A new nodosaurid ankylosaur (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Paw Paw
Formation (Late Albian) of Texas.
Lee, Y.
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16 (2); 232 - 245 (1996).

©1998, The Dinosaur Encyclopaedia

Tom

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