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  • species
  • He thought it probably belonged to the genus Tanystropheus (thought to be a theropod at the time), and named a new species for it, Tanystropheus posthumus. (wikipedia.org)
  • A reassessment of the holotype UCMP 34498 of Camposaurus arizoniensis by Ezcurra and Brusatte revealed two autapomorphies, thereby firmly establishing this material as a valid genus and species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many species have been named in the genus, but only the type species Thecodontosaurus antiquus is seen as valid today. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, others have been assigned in the past, and there is no broad consensus on the species taxonomy of plateosaurid dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lagosuchus is regarded by some to be dubious and the second species assigned to the genus, L. lilloensis, was reclassified as Marasuchus by Paul Sereno in 1994. (wikipedia.org)
  • The genus was first named by David Lambert in 1983 and the type species is Coloradisaurus brevis. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1993 Gilles Cuny and Peter Galton described a new species that they assigned to this genus, Liliensternus airelensis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other researchers began to notice differences between L. airelensis and the type species, L. liliensterni, and in 2007, Martin Ezcurra and Cuny assigned the material to its own genus, Lophostropheus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fraas in 1913 named the genus Procompsognathus with as type species, Procompsognathus triassicus. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 95% of all species and about 60% of the genera died out, including many marine animals (like the trilobite). (littleexplorers.com)
  • and early species of gymnosperms (seed plants, such as the evergreens, in which the seeds are not enclosed) dominate the Triassic terrain . (littleexplorers.com)
  • It's long been known that massive increases in emission of CO 2 from volcanoes, associated with the opening of the Atlantic Ocean in the end-Triassic Period, set off a shift in state of the climate which caused global mass extinction of species, eliminating about 34% of genera. (blogspot.com)
  • The type species C. bauri, originally given to the genus Coelurus by Edward Drinker Cope in 1887, was described by the latter in 1889. (dinosaurstop.com)
  • At certain points in Earth's history, vast numbers of different species of living organisms around the world have died out within a relatively short period of time. (devtome.com)
  • The Wollemia is a genus ( tribe ) of coniferous trees consisting of a single species - Wollemia nobilis. (blogspot.com)
  • Tribolium a genus of flour beetles containing T. castaneum and T. confusum, genetically well-known species. (damasgate.com)
  • Rhaetian
  • The only material assigned to this genus from later strata was discovered in 1913 in blue claystone from the Rhaetian stage of the Late Triassic, in the Trossingen Formation from Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, approximately 208 to 201 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Predatory
  • Predatory dinosaurs from this time period included the tyrannosaurids Tyrannosaurus, Nanotyrannus (which may just be a juvenile of the former) and Dryptosaurus, the ornithomimids Ornithomimus and Struthiomimus, the oviraptorids Anzu, Leptorhynchos and Ojoraptorsaurus, the troodontids Pectinodon, Paronychodon and Troodon, the coelurosaur Richardoestesia and the dromaeosaurs Acheroraptor and Dakotaraptor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Predatory dinosaurs of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • reptiles
  • When dinosaurs became extinct from the effects of a massive asteroid hitting Earth 65 million years ago, there were more varieties of the reptiles living than ever before, according to a new analysis of global fossil records by a team of researchers led by a University of Rhode Island paleontologist. (innovations-report.com)
  • It is believed that Lagosuchus and Marasuchus were transitional between cold blooded reptiles and warm blooded dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were no dinosaurs at the beginning of the Triassic, but there were many amphibians and some reptiles and dicynodonts (like Lystrosaurus). (littleexplorers.com)
  • For instance, Croft (1982) argued very convincingly that the dinosaur eye might well have lacked the protein p-crystalline which is present in all modern endothermal animals but not in reptiles. (fossilhunters.xyz)
  • Were Dinosaurs reptiles and what colors were they. (enchantedlearning.com)
  • Yes, dinosaurs were reptiles, and no one knows what color any of them were. (enchantedlearning.com)
  • I had a video tape about dinosaurs that started with the question, "Are dinosaurs reptiles? (enchantedlearning.com)
  • In cladistics, the reptiles are defined to include the descendants of the most recent common ancestor of the turtles, lepidosaurs (lizards, snakes, tuataras), and archosaurs (crocodilians, dinosaurs, and birds). (enchantedlearning.com)
  • formations
  • F. von Huene, Die Dinosaurier der Europäischen Triasformation mit berücksichtigung der Ausseuropäischen vorkommnisse [The dinosaurs of the European Triassic formations with consideration of occurrences outside Europe, Geologische und Palaeontologische Abhandlungen Suppl. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guidebook to the Triassic Formations of the Colorado Plateau in Northern Arizona: Geology, Paleontology, and History. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paleontology
  • Actas de las I Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontologia de Dinosaurios y su Entorno [Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Paleontology of Dinosaurs and Their Environment], 25-92. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dinosaurs portal Saurischia 2009 in paleontology Alcober, Oscar A. (wikipedia.org)
  • Besanosaurus" Encyclo: online Encyclopedia "Besanosaurus" Dinosaur and Paleontology Dictionary "Besanosaurus: A six-meter-long Ichthyosaur from Northern Italy" La Tua Enciclopedia on-line Archived February 20, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • This dinosaur was named in his honor for his furthering paleontology in Germany by founding a paleontological museum in his castle in Bedheim, Germany on 1 July 1934. (wikipedia.org)
  • skull
  • This skull is that of a young hadrosaurid or duck-billed dinosaur, possibly aged 3-4 years. (angelfire.com)
  • When the huge skull with its three horns was first studied, academics thought this was a dinosaur that would have looked horrible, but to us when viewing a reconstructed Triceratops skeleton we think it is rather beautiful. (everythingdinosaur.co.uk)
  • million
  • Our analysis finally lays to rest the old, utterly unsupported idea that dinosaurs were declining in diversity during the last 10 million years of their time on Earth," said David Fastovsky, URI professor of geosciences. (innovations-report.com)
  • Dinosaur diversity was increasing logarithmically throughout their 160 million years on Earth," said Fastovsky, who is conducting research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico through July 2005 as a Fulbright Scholar. (innovations-report.com)
  • Procompsognathus /ˌproʊkɒmpˈsɒɡnəθəs/ is an extinct genus of coelophysid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 210 million years ago during the later part of the Triassic Period, in what is now Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • at the beginning of the Triassic, 220 million years ago, decreased the amount of shoreline, formed mountains, and gave the interior of the supercontinent a dry, desert-like terrain. (littleexplorers.com)
  • Dinosaurs would become increasingly dominant, abundant and diverse, and remained that way for the next 150 million years. (littleexplorers.com)
  • Ammonoids characterized by a more highly folded suture, called ceratite, replaced the goniatites and were most abundant in the Triassic Period (252 million to 201 million years ago). (britannica.com)
  • Tree ferns have been found in the fossil record stretching back to the Jurassic and Triassic Periods-they've been around for more than 200 million years! (sandiegozoo.org)
  • The dinosaurs ruled Earth for some 100 million years before being ousted by mammals, which have ruled for the last 65 million years. (devtome.com)
  • archosaur
  • However, features of the leg show that it was a lightly built archosaur, and is notable for its long slender legs and well-developed feet - features it shares with certain dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • This relationship was also recovered in the large analyses of early dinosaurs and other dinosauromorphs that were carried out by Baron, Norman and Barrett (2017). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1834
  • Discovered in 1834 by Johann Friedrich Engelhardt and described three years later by Hermann von Meyer, Plateosaurus was the fifth named dinosaur genus that is still considered valid. (wikipedia.org)
  • ancestral
  • It shows features intermediate between those of the two main hadrosaurid groups, and may represent an ancestral form that evolved from an earlier iguanodontid dinosaur. (angelfire.com)
  • A neck vertebrae adaptation in Tawa supports the hypothesis that cervical air sacs predate the origin of the Neotheropoda and may be ancestral for saurischians, and also links the dinosaurs with the evolution of birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dinosauria
  • Thecodontosaurus was the fifth dinosaur named, after Megalosaurus, Iguanodon, Streptospondylus and Hylaeosaurus, though Riley and Stutchbury were not aware of this, the very concept Dinosauria only being created in 1842. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plateosaurus
  • Unusually for a dinosaur, Plateosaurus showed strong developmental plasticity: instead of having a fairly uniform adult size, fully grown individuals were between 4.8 and 10 metres (16 and 33 ft) long and weighed between 600 and 4,000 kilograms (1,300 and 8,800 lb). (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the great quantity and excellent quality of the fossil material, Plateosaurus was for a long time one of the most misunderstood dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • cursorial
  • The tibia is approximately 20% longer than the femur in Procompsognathus, an adaptation which has been strongly correlated with the development of cursorial habits in dinosaurs, suggesting that they were good runners. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • It was long considered the first dinosaur found in Australia, but in 1999 it transpired that the bones probably belonged to a lot sent by Riley and Stutchbury to the British Museum of Natural History and then mislabelled. (wikipedia.org)