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RE: Campanian (and other) _Baptornis_
Dan Varner wrote:
> Not so much large as more robust, I gather. It was just published this
> week, although I haven't seen the paper yet. Here's the pub:
Yes, the specific chapter is...
Martin, James E., and Cordes-Person, A. (2007). A new species of the diving
bird, _Baptornis_ (Ornithurae: Hesperornithiformes), from the lower Pierre
Shale (Upper Cretaceous) of southwestern South Dakota. In: Martin, J.E. and
Parris, D.C. (Eds.) Geology and Paleontology of the Late Cretaceous Marine
Deposits of the Dakotas: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 427.
... which I have not seen. For example, I don't know the name of the new
As Dan said, the new _Baptornis_ species is more robust than _B. advena_, but
not necessarily longer. This comes from...
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