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New Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (March 2002)



dinosaur@usc.edu
From: Ben Creisler bh480@scn.org

Just in case this hasn't been posted yet, the new Journal 
of Vertebrate Paleontology is out and the abstracts can be 
seen online at (all one line):
http://www.bioone.org/bioone/
?request=get-current-toc&issn=0272-4634

Mesozoic fauna articles include ones on an abelisaurid 
maxilla from Early Cretaceous of Patagonia; injury 
pathologies in Allosaurus; soft tissues associated with 
the cranial crest in a specimen of Germanodactylus 
rhamphastinus;  mosasaurs in the Upper Cretaceous western 
and central Alabama.

Articles describing new Mesozoic taxa introduce:
Early Cretaceous enantiornithine bird from China: 
Eocathayornis walkeri  Zhou , 2002 
marine enantiornithine from Late Cretaceous of Alabama: 
Halimornis thompsoni Chiappe,  Lamb, and Ericson 2002
short-necked plesiosaur from Early Cretaceous of Montana: 
Edgarosaurus muddi  Druckmiller, 2002
crested Late Triassic "rhamphorhynchoid" from Austria: 
Austriadactylus cristatus  Dalla Vecchia, Wild,  Hopf, and 
Reitner , 2002