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Fw: Oohkotokia, new ankylosaurid from the Late Cretaceous from Montana



It would be improved with exclamation points:

Ooh! Kotokia!

Rather like a somewhat infamous broadway revue...

Ronald Orenstein
1825 Shady Creek Court
Mississauga, ON L5L 3W2
Canada
ronorenstein.blogspot.com


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From: Michael Lange <Michael.Lange@gmx.ch>
To: dinosaur@usc.edu 
Sent: Monday, February 4, 2013 3:08:08 PM
Subject: Re: Oohkotokia, new ankylosaurid from the Late Cretaceous from Montana

This name is not user friendly :-)


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> Datum: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 08:55:56 -0800
> Von: Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com>
> An: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Betreff: Oohkotokia, new ankylosaurid from the Late Cretaceous from Montana

> From: Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
> 
> 
> A new advance online paper:
> 
> Paul Penkalski (2013)
> A new ankylosaurid from the late Cretaceous Two Medicine Formation of
> Montana, USA.
> Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (in press)
> doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2012.0125
> http://app.pan.pl/article/item/app20120125.html
> 
> 
> 
> Oohkotokia horneri gen. et sp. nov. is described based on a specimen
> in the collections of the Museum of the Rockies, Montana, USA.
> Oohkotokia exhibits a unique combination of characters not seen in
> other late Campanian North American ankylosaurids: prominent,
> horn-like, trihedral squamosal bosses, a small, undistinguished median
> nasal plate on the dorsal surface of the rostrum, a relatively small
> occipital condyle, a smooth osteoderm external texture, and triangular
> lateral osteoderms. Other specimens from the Two Medicine Formation
> are referable to Oohkotokia. O. horneri, Euoplocephalus tutus,
> Dyoplosaurus acutosquameus, and Scolosaurus cutleri separate
> stratigraphically.