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new dinosaurs from China



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NEW MATERIAL OF MAMENCHISAURUS HOCHUANENSIS FROM
ZIGONG, SICHUAN
YE Yong, OUYANG Hui, FU Qian-Ming
VERTEBRATA PALASIATICA Vol.39 No.4 pp266-271
from Abstract
The new material show that the posterior caudals are fused with
each other and are expanded and cockscomb-shaped, which differ
didtinctly from the hammer-shaped tail of Shunosaurus and Omei-
saurus.


A LONG-NECKED THERIZINOSAUROID DINOSAUR FROM THE
UPPER CRETACEOUS IREN DABASU FORMATION OF NEI MONGOL,
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
VERTEBRATA PALASIATICA Vol.39 No.4 pp.282-290
ZHANG Xiao-Hong, XU Xing, Pual SERENO, KUANG Xue-Wen & TAN Li
Abstract
Two partial skeltons are described from the Upper Cretaceous Iren
Dabasu formation of Nei Mongol that represent a new therizinosauroid
theropod. Neimongosaurus yangi gen. et sp. nov. , is the first therizino-
sauroid to preserve most of the axial column and nearly all of the long
bones of a single individual. Distinvtive characteristics of the new
species include anterior caudal vertebrae with a circular fossa under the
transverse precess, radius with a prominent biceps tuberosity, proximal
pedal phalanges with well developed heels, tibia with an extremely long
fibular crest that is much longer than the half length of the tibia, lateral
surface of preacetabular precess twisted to face dorsally, and caudal
vertebrae with widely divergent prezygapophyses. Neimongosaurus
displays a few characters that are not reported in other therizinosauroids
but do occur in some advanced maniraptorians, such as highly
pneumatized vertebra and derived sholder girdle. Particularly the
elongated neck and shortened tail previde further evidence for a close
relationship between therizinosauroids and oviraptorsaurs.


A NEW SAUROPOD DINOSAUR OF CRETACEOUS FROM JIANGSHAN,
ZHEJIANG PROVINCE
TANG Feng, KANG Xi-Min, JIN Xing-Sheng, WEI Feng & WU Wei-Tang
VERTEBRATA PALASIATICA Vol.39 No.4 pp.272-281

Summary
The specimen descrived herein represents a new genus and species
Jiangshanosaurus lixianensis of sauropod referable to the Titanosauridae.
The specimen was collected by Wei Feng, Wu Wei-Tang and Kang Xi-Min
in Jiangshan, Zhjiang allegedly from the lower part of Jinhua formation
in Albian (105Ma) horizon. The prezerved part is fairly complete.
Compared to the sauropod skeletons in China and other nations from
Late Jurassic and Cretaceous, the diagnosis of scapulocorcoid and
vertebrae of the new genus is most similar to those of Titanosauridae,
especially Alamosaurus.
 The new fossil is descrived as the Titanosauridae for the first time in
China, and prevides new material for studying the evolution and
distribution of Cretaceous Saropoda, Titanosaurudae in China.

TAKAHASHI ,KAZUO
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