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Re: New dinosaurs in JVP



I'll wager it was a typo for Isisaurus, given that Isanosaurus isn't
an OTU in their matrix from what I see (p. 731).

Cheers,
Nick
http://whyihatetheropods.blogspot.com

On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 9:27 PM, Tim Williams
<twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com> wrote:
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>> Canudo, J., R. Royo-Torres & G. Cuenca-Bescos, 2008. A new sauropod: 
>> Tastavinsaurus sanzi gen. et
>> sp. nov. from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian) of Spain. Journal of Vertebrate 
>> Paleontology 28 (3): 712-
>> 731. Tastavinsaurus is a basal titanosauriform related to Venenosaurus. It 
>> is known from one partially
>> articulated adult skeleton, "one of the most complete and best-preserved 
>> sauropod dinosaur skeletons
>> from the European Early Cretaceous."
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> Interesting tree... nests the Late Triassic _Isanosaurus_ inside the 
> Titanosauria, as the sister taxon to the Late Cretaceous saltasaurids!  Not 
> sure what's going on here.
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> Cheers
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> Tim
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