A bizarre Cretaceous theropod dinosaur from Patagonia and the evolution of Gondwanan dromaeosaurids

@article{Novas2009ABC,
  title={A bizarre Cretaceous theropod dinosaur from Patagonia and the evolution of Gondwanan dromaeosaurids},
  author={Fernando E Novas and Diego Pol and Juan Ignacio Canale and Juan D. Porfiri and Jorge O Calvo},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={276},
  pages={1101 - 1107}
}
  • F. NovasD. Pol J. Calvo
  • Published 22 March 2009
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Fossils of a predatory dinosaur provide novel information about the evolution of unenlagiines, a poorly known group of dromaeosaurid theropods from Gondwana. The new dinosaur is the largest dromaeosaurid yet discovered in the Southern Hemisphere and depicts bizarre cranial and postcranial features. Its long and low snout bears numerous, small-sized conical teeth, a condition resembling spinosaurid theropods. Its short forearms depart from the characteristically long-armed condition of all… 

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