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Re: Dinosaur tracksites from Lower Jurassic of Languedoc-Roussillon, France.



Sorry. This one was old. My mistake...

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 7:27 AM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
>
> A new online paper:
>
> Jean-David Moreau, Vincent Trincal, Georges Gand, Didier Néraudeau,
> Guillaume Bessière & Benjamin Bourel (2014)
> Two new dinosaur tracksites from the Hettangian Dolomitic Formation of
> Lozère, Languedoc-Roussillon, France.
> Annales de Paléontologie (advance online publication)
> DOI: 10.1016/j.annpal.2014.04.001
> http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S075339691400041X
>
>
>
> Recent ichnological studies revealed two new localities showing
> dinosaur footprints in the Hettangian Dolomitic Formation from the
> Causses Basin, southern France. The traces are reported from the
> northern part of the basin, in Lozère, an area where Lower Jurassic
> dinosaur ichnites were poorly documented. The surfaces bearing
> footprints are characterized by a large number of traces. The ichnites
> are ascribed to Grallator (Hitchcock, 1858), Dilophosauripus (Welles,
> 1971) and Eubrontes (Hitchcock, 1845) whose trackmakers were
> theropods. Although numerous tracksites were previously described in
> the southern part of the Causses Basin, these three ichnotaxa are for
> the first time observed in association into the Dolomitic Formation.