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RE: Koreanosaurus, new burrowing ornithopod



I wouldn't mind the PDF as well please. Hope I'm not too late to get it.
Looks like an awesome find. :)

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James Farlow
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 10:08 AM
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Subject: RE: Koreanosaurus, new burrowing ornithopod

Me, too! Especially if it has a nice foot...

>>> "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." 10/19/10 8:49 AM >>> 
Anyone have a pdf of this? I'd love to see this critter! 

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. 
Email: tholtz@umd.edu Phone: 301-405-4084 
Office: Centreville 1216 
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology 
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland 
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Fax: 301-314-9661 

Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars

http://www.geol.umd.edu/sgc 
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Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. 
Department of Geology 
Building 237, Room 1117 
University of Maryland 
College Park, MD 20742 USA 

> -----Original Message----- 
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of bh480@scn.org 
> Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 2:33 PM 
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu 
> Subject: Koreanosaurus, new burrowing ornithopod 
> 
> From: Ben Creisler 
> bh480@scn.org 
> 
> In case this advance online paper has not been mentioned 
> yet: 
> 
> Min Huh, Dae-Gil Lee, Jung-Kyun Kim, Jong-Deock Lim, and 
> Pascal Godefroit (2010). 
> A new basal ornithopod dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of 
> South Korea. 
> 
> Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen 
> (advance online publication) 
> 
> Abstract: 
> 
> The Seonso Conglomerate (?Santonian * Campanian, Late 
> Cretacous) of Boseong site 5 (southern coast of Korean 
> Peninsula) has yielded well-preserved postcranial material 
> belonging to a new taxon of ornithischian dinosaur, 
> Koreanosaurus boseongensis nov. gen., nov. sp. 
> This dinosaur is characterized by elongated neck vertebrae, 
> very long and massive scapulocoracoid and humerus, 
> proportionally short hindlimbs with a low hindlimb ratio for 
> tibia/femur, and anteroposteriorly- elongated femoral head 
> forming an obtuse 135° angle with the femoral shaft. 
> Koreanosaurus displays a series of neornithischian 
> synapomorphies. Amongst Neornithischia, most features of the 
> postcranial skeleton suggest affinities with basal 
> ornithopods and, amongst them, particularly with a small 
> clade formed by three genera from the Cretaceous of Montana: 
> Zephyrosaurus schaffi, Orodromeus makelai, and Oryctodromeus 
> cubicularis. 
> According to the morphological, phylogenetic, 
> sedimentological, and taphonomic data at hand, it is 
> tentatively postulated that Koreanosaurus was a burrowing 
> dinosaur, like Oryctodromeus. 
> 
> http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/schweiz/njbgeol/pre- 
> prints/0102 
> 
> 
>