• Publications
  • Influence
Osteology of a New Giant Bony-Toothed Bird from the Miocene of Chile, with a Revision of the Taxonomy of Neogene Pelagornithidae
ABSTRACT Bony-toothed birds (Pelagornithidae) were among the largest volant birds, but their representatives from the upper size range have so far been known only from very fragmentary fossils. HereExpand
  • 46
  • 10
  • PDF
Aristonectes quiriquinensis, sp. nov., A New Highly Derived Elasmosaurid from the Upper Maastrichtian of Central Chile
ABSTRACT This paper describes a new species of elasmosaurid plesiosaur, Aristonectes quiriquinensis, sp. nov., based on a partial skeleton recovered from upper Maastrichtian beds of the QuiriquinaExpand
  • 54
  • 8
A postcranial skeleton of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Maastrichtian of central Chile, with comments on the affinities of Late Cretaceous plesiosauroids from the Weddellian Biogeographic
An almost complete postcranial skeleton recovered from late Maastrichtian beds of central Chile, which can be confidently referred to the clade Elasmosauridae (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauroidea), isExpand
  • 46
  • 6
A Late Eocene age proposal for the Loreto Formation (Brunswick Peninsula, southernmost Chile), based on fossil cartilaginous fishes, paleobotany and radiometric evidence
We present new data on the paleoichthyology, paleobotany and radiometric results of the Loreto Formation in the Brunswick Peninsula of southernmost Chile, that allow us to propose a Late Eocene age.Expand
  • 34
  • 6
  • PDF
An enigmatic plant-eating theropod from the Late Jurassic period of Chile
Theropod dinosaurs were the dominant predators in most Mesozoic era terrestrial ecosystems. Early theropod evolution is currently interpreted as the diversification of various carnivorous andExpand
  • 44
  • 3
Patterns of Skull Variation of Brachydelphis (Cetacea, Odontoceti) from the Neogene of the Southeastern Pacific
Abstract Brachydelphis mazeasi Muizon, 1988a, from the Pisco Formation (middle Miocene, Peru), is an odontocete originally known from 2 incomplete skulls and a few associated postcranial elements,Expand
  • 27
  • 3
  • PDF
Additions to the diversity of elasmosaurid plesiosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous of Antarctica
Abstract Three specimens of elasmosaurid plesiosaurs (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from Upper Cretaceous beds of Antarctica are described here. These include postcranial remains of a single adultExpand
  • 18
  • 3
  • PDF
A new Abelisauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from northwest Patagonia
Abstract. A new theropod Abelisauridae is described, Ekrixinatosaurusnovasi gen. et sp. nov., of northwestern Patagonia (Neuquen Province, Argentina). A preliminar cladistic analysis placedExpand
  • 36
  • 2
Kaikaifilu hervei gen. et sp. nov., a new large mosasaur (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from the upper Maastrichtian of Antarctica
Abstract We present a large, fragmentary skull and the humerus of a mosasaur (Squamata, Mosasauroidea) recovered from upper Maastrichtian beds of the Lopez de Bertodano Formation in MarambioExpand
  • 6
  • 2
A new postcranial skeleton of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of central Chile and reassessment of Cimoliasaurus andium Deecke
Abstract We describe a new specimen of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the upper Maastrichtian of central Chile. The specimen includes a relatively complete dorso-caudal series, a few cervicalExpand
  • 11
  • 1