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Horshamosaurus, new polacanthid ankylosaur + titanosaurs + more



Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

Some recent news and blog items:


The new name Horshamosaurus Blows, 2015 for Polacanthus rudgwickensis
appears in the recent book  Blows, W. T. (2015) British Polacanthid
Dinosaurs: Observations on the History and Palaeontology of the UK
Polacanthid Armoured Dinosaurs and Their Relatives (Monograph Series)
Siri Scientific Press, pp. 224.

I don't have the abstract or the full ref (with page numbers) yet.
However, it's been in the news and in blogs.


http://siriscientificpress.co.uk/blogs/news/61694531-a-new-genus-of-british-dinosaur

http://blog.everythingdinosaur.co.uk/blog/_archives/2015/09/08/a-new-british-dinosaur-is-announced-horshamosaurus.html

http://www.geoverse.co.uk/2015/09/14/horshamosaurus/

http://www.wscountytimes.co.uk/news/local/dinosaur-renamed-horshamosaurus-after-town-1-6965051

A book link:


http://www.kriso.ee/british-polacanthid-dinosaurs-observations-history-palaeontology-db-9780992997946.html?id=ATWxA3Pe

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Last titanosaurs in Europe (in Spanish)

http://www.elperiodico.com/es/noticias/ciencia/ultimo-titanosaurio-europa-4515680


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Dinosaur eggs (titanosaurs it appears) found in India


http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/science/two-new-nesting-sites-of-dinosaurs-found-in-madhya-pradesh/articleshow/49010272.cms

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Giant Argentine Titanosaur coming to AMNH


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/09/18/new-yorks-natural-history-museum-is-getting-a-dinosaur-so-huge-its-head-will-peak-into-the-next-room/


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Dinosaur humps

http://markwitton-com.blogspot.com/2015/09/humps-lumps-and-fatty-tissues-in.html


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New book in Russian on crocodylians and birds (Mesozoic and Cenozoic)
from Russia and Mongolia (in Russian)


ZELENKOV et al. (2015)

Fossil vertebrates of Russia
and adjacent countries
Fossil Reptiles and Birds
Part 3
Borissiak Paleontological Institute

The electronic version of the book can be downloaded from the following link:


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/29997434/Fossil%20reptiles%20and%20birds%20Pt%203%202015.pdf



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Pareiasaur with upright walk

http://news.brown.edu/articles/2015/09/posture
http://phys.org/news/2015-09-pre-reptile-earliest-upright-fours.html