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Re: Wendiceratops posts being blocked...
Apparently it got through this time. Must be the DML spam filter or
something blocking the other ones... Here are the links for some news
stories and videos.
On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:34 AM, Ben Creisler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Apparently no one got the earlier posts. I have tried a couple of more
> times with no luck. Since this one got through, I'll see if this
> Forward works without news stories and video, using the subject line
> that worked.
> New in PLoS ONE:
> Wendiceratops, new ceratopsian from Alberta, Canada
> David C. Evans & Michael J. Ryan (2015)
> Cranial Anatomy of Wendiceratops pinhornensis gen. et sp. nov., a
> Centrosaurine Ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Oldman
> Formation (Campanian), Alberta, Canada, and the Evolution of
> Ceratopsid Nasal Ornamentation.
> PLoS ONE 10(7): e0130007.
> The fossil record of ceratopsid dinosaurs between the occurrence of
> their proximate sister taxa in the Turonian and the beginning of their
> well-documented radiation from the late Campanian of North America
> onwards (approximately 90 and 77 Ma) is poor, with only seven taxa
> described from this early period in their evolution. We describe a new
> taxon of a highly adorned basal centrosaurine, Wendiceratops
> pinhornensis gen. et sp. nov., from the lower part of the Oldman
> Formation (middle Campanian, approximately 78-79 Ma), Alberta, Canada.
> Over 200 bones derived from virtually all parts of the skeleton,
> including multiple well-preserved specimens of the diagnostic
> parietosquamosal frill, were collected from a medium-density
> monodominant bonebed, making the new taxon one of the best-represented
> early ceratopsids. The new taxon is apomorphic in having epiparietals
> at loci 2 and 3 developed as broad-based, pachyostotic processes that
> are strongly procurved anterodorsally to overhang the posterior and
> lateral parietal rami, and an ischium with a broad, rectangular distal
> terminus. Although the morphology of the nasal is incompletely known,
> Wendiceratops is inferred to have a large, upright nasal horn located
> close to the orbits, which represents the oldest occurrence of this
> feature in Ceratopsia. Given the phylogenetic position of the new
> taxon within Centrosaurinae, a enlarged nasal horn is hypothesized to
> have arisen independently at least twice in ceratopsid evolution.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Ben Creisler <email@example.com>
> Date: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:19 AM
> Subject: Wendiceratops posts being blocked...
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Ben Creisler
> I have tried repeatedly, with revised text, to send a post about the
> new ceratopsian Wendiceratops, but apparently the DML has blocked all
> of them. Before I try again, has anyone received the posts?