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A bizarre Jurassic maniraptoran theropod with preserved evidence of membranous wings
The wings of birds and their closest theropod relatives share a uniform fundamental architecture, with pinnate flight feathers as the key component. Here we report a new scansoriopterygid theropod,Expand
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Mosaic evolution in an asymmetrically feathered troodontid dinosaur with transitional features
Asymmetrical feathers have been associated with flight capability but are also found in species that do not fly, and their appearance was a major event in feather evolution. Among non-avialanExpand
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A New Sauropod Dinosaur from the Late Jurassic of China and the Diversity, Distribution, and Relationships of Mamenchisaurids
ABSTRACT Qijianglong guokr, gen. et sp. nov., represents a mamenchisaurid eusauropod from the Late Jurassic of southern China. The holotype consists of an incomplete skull, partly articulated axialExpand
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A gigantic feathered dinosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of China
Numerous feathered dinosaur specimens have recently been recovered from the Middle–Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous deposits of northeastern China, but most of them represent small animals. HereExpand
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A Feathered Dinosaur Tail with Primitive Plumage Trapped in Mid-Cretaceous Amber
In the two decades since the discovery of feathered dinosaurs [1-3], the range of plumage known from non-avialan theropods has expanded significantly, confirming several features predicted byExpand
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Sinosaurus from southwestern China
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The Earliest Known Deinonychosaur Tracks from the Jurassic-Cretaceous Boundary in Hebei Province, China
Herein we describe a single trackway that pertain to Menglongipus sinensis ichnogen. et ichnosp. nov. from the Nijiagou track site in the Chicheng county, Hebei Province, China. The tracks occur inExpand
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A New Basal Eusauropod from the Middle Jurassic of Yunnan, China, and Faunal Compositions and Transitions of Asian Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs
Many sauropod ghost lineages cross the Middle Jurassic, indicating a time interval that requires increased sampling. A wide taxonomic spectrum of sauropodomorphs is known from the Middle Jurassic ofExpand
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A diverse saurischian (theropod–sauropod) dominated footprint assemblage from the Lower Cretaceous Jiaguan Formation in the Sichuan Basin, southwestern China: A new ornithischian ichnotaxon,
Abstract A sample of fallen blocks of fluvial sandstone from the Lower Cretaceous Jiaguan Formation of Sichuan Province yielded an assemblage of dinosaur and pterosaur tracks preserved as naturalExpand
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PISCIVORY IN THE FEATHERED DINOSAUR MICRORAPTOR
The largest specimen of the four‐winged dromaeosaurid dinosaur Microraptor gui includes preserved gut contents. Previous reports of gut contents and considerations of functional morphology haveExpand
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