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Re: New publication: Notes on Early Mesozoic Theropods by Robert Gay

I have checked the website and Lulu clearly describes itself as a "Self Publishing" business and one that publishes on demand. So it would appear that Kayentavenatoir is not a valid taxon.


Brad McFeeters wrote:
I'm not sure if Rob is a member of this list, but the book seems to have been published for a few days now, so I'll go ahead and share this.


Summary: Notes on Early Mesozoic Theropods contains two papers on the poorly studied late Triassic and early Jurassic theropod dinosaur fauna of North America. The author discusses the evidence that has been used to support cannibalism hypothesis in the late Triassic dinosaur Coelophysis, and presents new evidence that disproves this commonly cited hypothesis. In the second paper, the author names a new genus and species of theropod dinosaur from the early Jurassic Kayenta Formation of Arizona. The new taxon represents the oldest yet-known example of a Tetanuran theropod in North America. For those interested in the paleontological history of the American southwest or the early evolutionary history of this interesting clade of dinosaurs, Notes on Early Mesozoic Theropods adds more information to the emerging picture of life in the southwest over 190 million years ago. The new theropod is named _Kayentavenator elysiae_. _________________________________________________________________
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