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SLOVENIAN FEATHER & DYSLOCOSAURUS
The following just in...
Buffetaut, E., Jurkovsek, B. & Kolar-Jurkovsek, T. 2002. A
fossil feather from the Upper Cretaceous of Kras (Slovenia).
_C. R. Palevol_ 1, 705-710.
An asymmetrical feather from the lagoonal Tomaj limestone
(part of the Santonian-Campanian Lipca Fm) is reported. It
cannot be identified, though they note it might not be from a
bird. Buffetaut et al. seem to accept avialan status for
oviraptorosaurs as they cite Maryanska et al. (2002). If it is
from a bird it augments the poor Late K record of European
birds (French enantiornithines, _Volgavis_, possible
hesperornithiforms from Sweden and _Gargantuavis_ are
On another note, does anyone know of any recent work that
has helped resolve the controversial age of
_Dyslocosaurus_? And yes I know what Wilson & Sereno
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