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Re: feather prints



Mike Keesey wrote-

> > "Huaxiasaurus"
> What's the status of this name?

Still undescribed.

"Huaxiasaurus" anonymous 2000
Barremian, Early Cretaceous
Yixian Formation, Liaoning, China
Material- (1.7m+)
Comments- Norell (pers. comm. 2001) says this is not a dinobird and is being
worked on by him and a colleage.  Mentioned in an article on feathered
dinosaurs being displayed at the Hong Kong Science Museum from May 2 to June
11, 2000.
References- Anonymous, 2000. Feathered dinosaurs on show in Hong Kong.
Xinhua News Agency, May 1.
Anonymous, 2000. New discovery to help solve riddle of bird origin. July 23.

> > undescribed maniraptoran (Xu, 2000)
> I seem to be missing both of these....

undescribed Maniraptoran (Xu, 2000)
Barremian, Early Cretaceous
Yixian Formation, Liaoning, China
Material- (juvenile) skeleton including tail, feathers
Comments- There is filamentous integument on the tail.  It is said to be
very similar to birds, but resembles oviraptorosaurs, segnosaurs and
troodontids.
Reference- Xu, 2000. A new feathered maniraptoran dinosaur. Proceedings of
the Florida Symposium on Dinosaur Bird Evolution (April 7-8, 2000), 27.

Mickey Mortimer