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On Saturday, July 11, Robira.Thomas.TJ@bhp.com.au wrote:
> (Reptile from Paw Paw)
> FAMILY: Nodosauridae.
> ERA: Early Cretaceous (Albian 112.2 - 98.9 Ma).
> 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).
> 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
My Dinosaur-A-Day calendar (Dinah Zike and Ignacio Salas-Humara)
has an entry for July 8, as follows:
"_Pawpawsaurus_ was the first baby nodosaur fossil found. The
size of an armadillo, it was found in 1989 within the city limits of
Fort Worth, Texas, by a 12-year old boy. 100 million years ago,
newly hatched, it fell into an ancient sea and drowned.
Adult Length: ?15ft / 4.5m"