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Re: New Papers

--- "Jerry D. Harris" <jharris@dixie.edu> wrote:

> Hi All -
>     Some new goodies (and taxa):
> Nobre, P.H., and de Souza Carvalho, I. 2006.
> Adamantinasuchus navae: a new
> Gondwanan Crocodylomorpha (Mesoeucrocodylia) from
> the Late Cretaceous of
> Brazil. Gondwana Research 10(3-4):370-378. doi:
> 10.1016/j.gr.2006.05.008.
> ABSTRACT: A new Late Cretaceous mesoeucrocodylian
> from the Adamantina
> Formation (Bauru Basin), São Paulo State, Brazil is
> described. The main
> features of this new species are the short, high
> oreinirostral rostrum, the
> large laterally positioned orbital notches and
> external nares in the
> anteriormost portion of the rostrum. The mandible is
> robust and
> concave-shaped in relation to the skull. The
> dentition is highly
> specialized, with two prominent incisiform teeth, a
> hypertrophied
> caniniform, and seven molariform teeth. The
> molariform teeth are ornamented
> with denticles in their lingual surface and are
> smooth on their labial
> surface. The molariforms are elliptical in
> cross-section, presenting the
> largest axis in the labial-lingual direction. Such
> dental characteristics
> are unique among the terrestrial crocodylomorphs of
> the Gondwana.


Does anyone have a pdf of this one? I'd love to get a
copy, but always run into trouble when it comes to
getting stuff from Gondwana Research.


"I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern [reptile] types 
than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. Romer

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