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Re: More ornithomimid specimens found in France and other news stories



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


For more of cartoon versions of the dinosaurs found at the site:


http://petitcarnetpaleo.blogspot.com/search/label/MIMO

On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 9:41 PM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
>
> My bad. Casually using "ornithomimid" was a bit like using
> "tyrannosaur" for both tyrannosauroids and tyrannosaurids or
> "oviraptorid" for oviraptorosaur.  In fact, the French text uses the
> more appropriate term "ornithomimosaure" as do earlier mentions in
> French.
>
> An early scientific description of the finds in English also uses the
> term "ornithomimosaur":
>
>
> http://agso.brgm.fr/HTML/angeac.pdf
>
>
> The ornithomimosaur has been nicknamed Mimo and caricatured with
> ostrich-like plumage:
>
> http://petitcarnetpaleo.blogspot.com/2013/06/blog-post_27.html
>
>
> On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 8:17 PM, Brad McFeeters
> <archosauromorph2@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> This should read ornithomimosaurs, not necessarily (and given their age, 
>> probably not) ornithomimids.
>>
>> ----------------------------------------
>>> Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:26:00 -0700
>>> From: bcreisler@gmail.com
>>> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>>> Subject: More ornithomimid specimens found in France and other news stories
>>>
>>> From: Ben Creisler
>>> bcreisler@gmail.com
>>>
>>> A number of recent dino and paleo-related news stories:
>>>
>>> New dinosaur fossils from Early Cretaceous Charente site in France: 5
>>> more ornithomimid specimens (for 26 total so far) and sauropod teeth
>>> and vertebrae (in French)
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.sudouest.fr/2013/08/21/des-dinos-et-des-pinceaux-1146355-811.php