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Spinops sternbergorum: new centrosaurine



http://www.alfmuseum.org/in-the-news/112-new-dinosaur-named-by-alf-scientist

Farke, A. A., M. J. Ryan, P. M. Barrett, D. H. Tanke, D. R. Braman, M. A. 
Loewen, and M. R. Graham. 2011. A new centrosaurine from
the Late Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada, and the evolution of parietal 
ornamentation in horned dinosaurs. Acta Palaeontologica
Polonica 56(4). doi:10.4202/app.2010.0121
(As of present, the paper is not yet online).

At SVP last year, Spinops was called the "love child of Styracosaurus and 
Centrosaurus", which is a good description of the beast...

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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