Cretaceous

Just out | Paleoecology and sedimentology of a vertebrate microfossil assemblage from the easternmost Dinosaur Park Formation (Late Cretaceous, Upper Campanian,) Saskatchewan, Canada: Reconstructing diversity in a coastal ecosystem @ Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

Just out @ Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology Paleoecology and sedimentology of a vertebrate microfossil assemblage from the easternmost Dinosaur Park Formation (Late Cretaceous, Upper Campanian,) Saskatchewan, Canada: Reconstructing diversity in a coastal ecosystem Author(s) Meagan M. Gilbert, Emily L. Bamforth, Luis A. Buatois, Robin W. Renaut Abstract: A ~42 m section of Late Cretaceous Upper Campanian sediments in Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park, southwestern Saskatchewan, Canada, represents the easternmost outcrop of the Dinosaur Park Formation in the

On the News | Brazil | Vale dos Dinossauros, na PB, expõe um dos fósseis mais antigos do Brasil @ G1

On the News @ G1 Title:  Vale dos Dinossauros, na PB, expõe um dos fósseis mais antigos do Brasil G1 Excerpt: “O osso do dinossauro “Sousatitan” que foi encontrado em Sousa, no Sertão paraibano, no ano de 2014 voltou a cidade depois de passar por estudos e agora está em exposição disponível para visita do público no Museu do Vale dos Dinossauros. Segundo os paleontólogos que descobriram o fóssil, esse dinossauro é

Just out | Late Cretaceous marine arthropods relied on terrestrial organic matter as a food source: Geochemical evidence from the Coon Creek Lagerstätte in the Mississippi Embayment @ Geobiology

Just out @ Geobiology Late Cretaceous marine arthropods relied on terrestrial organic matter as a food source: Geochemical evidence from the Coon Creek Lagerstätte in the Mississippi Embayment Author(s) M. B. Vrazo, A. F. Diefendorf, B. E. Crowley, A. D. Czaja Abstract: The Upper Cretaceous Coon Creek Lagerstätte of Tennessee, USA, is known for its extremely well-preserved mollusks and decapod crustaceans. However, the depositional environment of this unit, particularly its distance

Just out | A systematic reappraisal of Araripeneuridae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontoidea), with description of new species from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil @ Cretaceous Research

Just out @ Cretaceous Research A systematic reappraisal of Araripeneuridae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontoidea), with description of new species from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil Author(s) Vladimir N.Makarkin, SonjaWedmann, Sam W.Heads Abstract: Two new species of the extinct family Araripeneuridae are described from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil: Caririneura macrothoracica sp. nov. and Cratoneura minor sp. nov. Caririneura damianii Martins-Neto, 1992a and C. crassatella Martins-Neto and Vulcano, 1997 are transferred to the genus Araripeneura Martins-Neto and Vulcano, 1989a. The genera Blittersdorffia Martins-Neto and Vulcano,

Just out | A new small-bodied ornithopod (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from a deep, high-energy Early Cretaceous river of the Australian–Antarctic rift system @ Peer J

Just out @ Peer J A new small-bodied ornithopod (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from a deep, high-energy Early Cretaceous river of the Australian–Antarctic rift system Author(s) Matthew C. Herne​, Alan M. Tait, Vera Weisbecker, Michael Hall, Jay P. Nair, Michael Cleeland, Steven W. Salisbury Abstract: A new small-bodied ornithopod dinosaur, Diluvicursor pickeringi, gen. et sp. nov., is named from the lower Albian of the Eumeralla Formation in southeastern Australia and helps shed new light on the anatomy and diversity of Gondwanan ornithopods. Comprising an almost complete

On the News | Australia | Long tale of ‘turkey’ dinosaur that used to roam south-west Victoria @ The Standard

On the News @ The Standard Title:  Long tale of ‘turkey’ dinosaur that used to roam south-west Victoria Sian Johnson Excerpt: “About 113 million years ago, the body of a small dinosaur that roamed the lush landscape around what is now the south-west coast of Victoria came to rest among tree trunks and branches at the bottom of an ancient river. Fast-forward millions of years to the early 2000s, and sea erosion

On the News | USA | The Natural History Museum's DinoFest is a dino-lovers dream come true @ Deseret News

On the News @ Deseret News Title:  The Natural History Museum’s DinoFest is a dino-lovers dream come true Rex Magana Excerpt: “This weekend, the Natural History Museum of Utah may feel a little like one of the Jurassic Park movies, but happily, without the bloodshed or drama. It’s time for the museum’s second annual DinoFest, a kid-friendly event with plenty to interest the area’s grown-up armchair paleontologists. Keynote speakers Stephanie Pierce

On the News | Brazil | O Brasil dos Dinossauros apresenta mapeamento de espécies que viveram no país @ Omelete

On the News @ Omelete Title:  O Brasil dos Dinossauros apresenta mapeamento de espécies que viveram no país Fábio de Souza Gomes Excerpt: “Em nosso território existiram diversos dinossauros, dos pequeninos e mais antigos conhecidos, como o Pampadromeus e Saturnalia, que viveram há 230 milhões de anos, a gigantes titanossauros como o Austroposeidon e Uberabatitan, no final da grande Era, cerca de 70 milhões de anos atrás. Em cemitérios pré-históricos espalhados por todo o Brasil, cerca

On the News | China | Fossils returned to China @ Xinhuanet

On the News @ Xinhuanet Title:  Fossils returned to China Zhou Xin Excerpt: “Eight fossils of dinosaurs and a bird dating back at least 125 million years have been returned to China from Europe. On Saturday, the fossils, including seven of dinosaurs with feathers and one of a primitive bird, went on display at a paleontological museum in northeast China’s Liaoning Province. They were originally found in the province. The fossils

Just out | δ18O-derived incubation temperatures of oviraptorosaur eggs @ Palaeontology

Just out @ Palaeontology δ18O-derived incubation temperatures of oviraptorosaur eggs Author(s) Romain Amiot, Xu Wang, Shuo Wang, Christophe Lécuyer, Jean-Michel Mazin, Jinyou Mo, Jean-Pierre Flandrois, François Fourel, Xiaolin Wang, Xing Xu, Zhijun Zhang, Zhonghe Zhou Abstract: In order to determine the incubation temperature of eggs laid by non-avian dinosaurs, we analysed the oxygen isotope compositions of both eggshell carbonate (δ18Oc) and embryo bone phosphate (δ18Op) from seven oviraptorosaur eggs with preserved in