Taxonomy

Just out | Moabosaurus Utahensis, N. gen., N. SP., A New Sauropod From The Early Cretaceous (Aptian) of North America Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan

Just out @ Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan Moabosaurus Utahensis, N. gen., N. SP., A New Sauropod From The Early Cretaceous (Aptian) of North America Author(s) Britt, Brooks B.; Scheets, Rodney D.; Whiting, Michael F.; Wilhite, D. Ray Abstract: The Early Cretaceous was a time of dramatic change for sauropod dinosaurs in North America. Between the Late Jurassic-aged Morrison Formation and overlying Early Cretaceous strata, there was

On the News | Meet Moabosaurus, Utah’s latest dino discovery @ The Salt Lake Tribune

On the News @ The Salt Lake Tribune Title:  Meet Moabosaurus, Utah’s latest dino discovery Excerpt: “Moab already revels in superlatives associated with its geology, canyons, parks, trails, even its maddening crowds, but many scientists believe Utah’s outdoor recreation magnet should also be famous for its dinosaur paleontology. That honor came home this week. A new dinosaur was officially named for Moab after researchers from Brigham Young University pulled together

Just out | A new genus and species of marine catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt @ PLOS one

Just out @ PLOS one Title:  A new genus and species of marine catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt Author(s): Sanaa E. El-Sayed, Mahmoud A. Kora, Hesham M. Sallam, Kerin M. Claeson, Erik R. Seiffert, Mohammed S. Antar Abstract: Wadi El-Hitan, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, of the Fayum Depression in the northeast part of the Western Desert of Egypt, has produced a remarkable

Just out @ Cretaceous Research Title:  Turonian cephalopods (ammonoids and a nautiloid) from the Wadi Daya Formation of the Talerzha Basin (South Riffian Ridges Domain, northern Morocco) Author(s): Mohamed Benzaggagh, Mohamed Oumhamed, Bruno Ferré, Jean-Louis Latil Abstract: The Wadi Daya Formation, or the Calcaires crayeux of the older literature, attains a thickness of 10–40 m in the Talerhza Basin of the South Riffian Ridges. Previously, this unit was first dated as