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Re: Koreanosaurus, new burrowing ornithopod



I hate to pile onto this thread, but I'd be forever grateful to anyone
who could send one my way, too. Really curious about this critter.

David

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:45 AM, Terry Davis Jr
<tyrannosaurtj@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
> James Farlow
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 10:08 AM
> To: bh480@scn.org; tholtz@umd.edu; dinosaur@usc.edu
> 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.
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>> -----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
>>
>>
>>
>
>



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