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Re: Kulindapteryx and Daurosaurus, new hypsilophodont ornithopods from Upper Jurassic of Siberia, Russia

A not unreasonable hypothesis.

On Fri, July 4, 2014 12:53 pm, Jura wrote:
> Strange. The authors of this paper do not match up with the authors of the
> 2013 abstract. I wonder if this means there could be another paper in the
> works that is independent of this one.
> Jason
> http://reptilis.net
> "I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern [reptile]
> types than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. Romer
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com>
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu; VRTPALEO@usc.edu
> Cc:
> Sent: Friday, July 4, 2014 12:39 AM
> Subject: Kulindapteryx and Daurosaurus, new hypsilophodont ornithopods
> from Upper Jurassic of Siberia, Russia
> Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
> Two new Jurassic dinosaur taxa, including (it would appear) the
> "feathered" ornithopod(s) from Kulinda in Transbaikal region of
> Siberia. The paper has appeared in the Russian language version of the
> Paleontological Journal. Presumably the English-language translation
> version will appear soon. Here is a very rough translation of the
> info, with some help from Google Translate and a Russian dictionary. I
> do not have the pdf.
> V.R. Alifanov &  S.V. Saveliev (2014)
> Two new ornithischian dinosaurs (Hypsilophodontia, Ornithopoda) from
> the Late Jurassic of Russia.
> Paleontological Journal 4: 72-82 (Russian edition)
> DOI: 10.7868/S0031031X14040023
> http://www.maikonline.com/maik/showArticle.do?auid=VAHWN6QBU2&lang=ru
> In Latin letter transliteration:
> http://www.maikonline.com/maik/showArticle.do?auid=VAHWN6QBU2
> Two new species of ornithischian dinosaurs from the taxon Ornithopoda
> are described - Kulindapteryx ukureica gen. et sp. nov.
> (Jeholosauridae) and Daurosaurus olovus gen. et sp. nov.
> (Hypsilophodontidae) - from the Ukureiskiy Formation deposits (?
> Tithonian, Upper Jurassic) of the Kulinda location in the Transbaikal
> (Russia).  The problem of the origin and homology of  the obturator
> process on the ischial bones in Ornithopoda and Theropoda is discussed
> .  The families Jeholosauridae and Hypsilophodontidae, as well as
> Lesothosauridae,  are  reviewed within the infraorder Hypsiloph
> (Ornithopoda, Ornithischia). The existence of dermal scales divided
> into "bristles" is established for hypsilophodonts.

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