A Reevaluation of the Manus Structure in Triceratops (Ceratopsia: Ceratopsidae)

@inproceedings{Fujiwara2009ARO,
  title={A Reevaluation of the Manus Structure in Triceratops (Ceratopsia: Ceratopsidae)},
  author={Shin-Ichi Fujiwara},
  year={2009}
}
ABSTRACT A Triceratops, NSM PV 20379, excavated from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, Bowman County, North Dakota, USA, confirms the articulation of the right forearm. Detailed study of the forelimb anatomy presented here indicates the manus is in a semi-supinated orientation. This reconstruction is based upon the following morphology: the row of the metacarpals was arranged in an ‘L’-shape in proximal view, as is the distal articular surface of the forearm is in articulation; the… Expand
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