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Re: Utah dinosaur book published and other news



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

EERKK! My bad.... Dubreuillosaurus is what I meant, of course.

> Debreuillosaurus specimen to be displayed as part of "Dinosaurs of
Normandie" at local Villers-sur-Mer museum. [The news article
misspells the dinosaur's name.

But then, so do you: it's Du-, not De-.

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 8:10 PM, David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>> In French:
>>
>> Complete specimen of Elpistostege (with photo) found in Miguasha
>> National Park in Quebec Province, Canada
>>
>> http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/actualites/science/201311/06/01-4707933-lelpistostege-un-fossile-unique-au-monde.php[http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/actualites/science/201311/06/01-4707933-lelpistostege-un-fossile-unique-au-monde.php]
>
> The article says that the preparator Jason Willett has put 2200 hours of work 
> into the 1.6-m-long specimen, starting in 2010. (I sit in awe.) Mentions that 
> the forefin looks like a fin from the outside, but the endoskeleton revealed 
> by CT-scanning looks a lot like a limb with digits -- a bit more so than that 
> of *Tiktaalik*, as far as I remember the pictures Cloutier showed in his SVP 
> talk. I'll post the abstract at some point (if nobody else does it first); 
> *E.* now comes out one internode closer to the tetrapods than *T.* does, it 
> is not the sister-group of *Panderichthys* or *T.* as was suggested when only 
> 3 skull fragments were known.
>
>> Debreuillosaurus specimen to be displayed as part of "Dinosaurs of
> Normandie" at local Villers-sur-Mer museum. [The news article
> misspells the dinosaur's name.
>
> But then, so do you: it's Du-, not De-.