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The armored dinosaurs

Author: Kenneth Carpenter
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [2001] ©2001
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Armoured dinosaurs were some of the earliest dinosaurs named, including the ankylosaur Hylaeosaurus in 1833 and Stegosaurus in 1877. This title provides descriptions of the original specimens of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Carpenter
ISBN: 0253339642 9780253339645
OCLC Number: 45820994
Description: xv, 526 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Walter P. Coombs, Jr. : an affectionate perspective / Margery Chalifoux Coombs --
Part 1. Thyreophorans. Scelidosaurus, the earliest complete dinosaur / David B. Norman --
Tooth wear and possible jaw action of Scelidosaurus harrisonii Owen and a review of feeding mechanisms in other thyreophoran dinosaurs / Paul M. Barrett --
Part II. Stegosauria. New primitive stegosaur from the Morrison Formation, Wyoming / Kenneth Carpenter, Clifford A. Miles and Karen Cloward --
Othniel Charles Marsh and the myth of the eight-spiked Stegosaurus / Kenneth Carpenter and Peter M. Galton --
Endocranial casts of the plated dinosaur Stegosaurus (Upper Jurassic, western USA) : a complete undistorted cast and the original specimens of Othniel Charles Marsh / Peter M. Galton --
Possible stegosaur dermal armor from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England / William T. Blows --
Posttraumatic chronic osteomyelitis in Stegosaurus dermal spikes / Lorrie A. McWhinney, Bruce M. Rothschild and Kenneth Carpenter --
Part III. Ankylosauria. South American ankylosaurs / Rodolfo A. Coria and Leonardo Salgado --
Skull of the polacanthid ankylosaur Hylaeosaurus armatus Mantell, 1833, from the Lower Cretaceous of England / Kenneth Carpenter --
Reappraisal of the nodosaurid ankylosaur Struthiosaurus austriacus Bunzel from the Upper Cretaceous Gosau beds of Austria / Xabier Pereda Suberbiola and Peter M. Galton. Disarticulated skull of a new primitive ankylosaurid from the Lower Cretaceous of eastern Utah / Kenneth Carpenter [and others] --
Carlsbad ankylosaur (Ornithischia, Ankylosauria) : an ankylosaurid and not a nodosaurid / Tracy L. Ford and James I. Kirkland --
Variation in specimens referred to Euoplocephalus tutus / Paul Penkalski --
Evidence of complex jaw movement in the late Cretaceous ankylosaurid Euoplocephalus tutus (Dinosauria: Thyreophora) / N. Rybczynksi and M.K. Vickaryous --
Cranial ornamentation of ankylosaurs (Ornithischia: Thyreophora) : reappraisal of developmental hypotheses / M.K. Vickaryous, A.P. Russell and P.J. Currie --
Armor of the small ankylosaur Minmi / Ralph E. Molnar --
Dermal armor of the polacanthine dinosaurs / William T. Blows --
Mounted skeleton of the polacanthine ankylosaur Gastonia burgei / Robert W. Gaston, Jennifer Schellenbach and James I. Kirkland --
An ankylosaurian cololite from the Lower Cretaceous of Queensland, Australia / Ralph E. Molnar and H. Trevor Clifford --
Global distribution of purported ankylosaur track occurrences / Richard T. McCrea, Martin G. Lockley and Christian A. Meyer --
Phylogenetic analysis of the Ankylosauria / Kenneth Carpenter.
Series Title: Life of the past.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Carpenter.

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"Dinosaurs are divided into several groups, and most will recognize the carnivores, including Tyranosaurus and Velociraptor; herbivores like Apatosaurus (once Brontosaurus); and duckbills and horned Read more...

 
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