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Re: More Sauroposeidon material from Texas



If anybody has access to this paper, I would appreciate a copy.

Thanks,
Zach







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> From: Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com>
>To: dinosaur@usc.edu 
>Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:43 AM
>Subject: More Sauroposeidon material from Texas
> 
>
>From: Ben Creisler
>bcreisler@gmail.com
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>A new online paper:
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>D. A. Winkler, M. J. Polcyn and L. L. Jacobs (2013)
>New sauropod dinosaur material from Jones Ranch: a large Comanchean
>nonmammalian tetrapod from Texas.
>Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of
>Edinburgh  (advance online publication)
>DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755691013000418
>http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9015871&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S1755691013000418
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>New sauropod dinosaur material is described from Jones Ranch, Early
>Cretaceous of Texas (USA). Originally described as Paluxysaurus
>jonesi, the material from Jones Ranch has recently been referred to
>Sauroposeidon proteles. Elements newly prepared from dense
>concretionary matrix include the sacrum, ilium and proximal portion of
>the tail. Reconstructions of the skull and sacrum plus pelvic girdles
>are presented. ‘Paluxysaurus jonesi’ (=S. proteles) is a blunt-faced
>sauropod that was originally regarded as closely related to
>Brachiosaurus. Portions of the sacrum are now exposed and show that it
>is nearly complete, missing only parts of the first sacral (S1). The
>anterior sacrals are firmly fused, however, a newly discovered
>opisthocoelous last sacral (S6) remains unfused. A complete sequence
>of proximal caudal vertebrae shows a rapid transition from
>anteroposteriorly short and mediolaterally broad centra anteriorly, to
>more elongate cylindrical centra posteriorly. All proximal caudals
>have slightly amphicoelous centra. Some middle anterior caudals have a
>shallow longitudinal groove on the ventral surface of the centrum.
>Specimens from Jones Ranch exhibit characters of the sacrum and tail
>that clearly corroborate pla
ment of ‘P. jonesi’ (Sauroposeidon
>proteles) as a somphospondylan titanosauriform.
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