Cranial Pneumatic Anatomy of Ornithomimus edmontonicus (Ornithomimidae: Theropoda)

@inproceedings{Tahara2011CranialPA,
  title={Cranial Pneumatic Anatomy of Ornithomimus edmontonicus (Ornithomimidae: Theropoda)},
  author={Rui Tahara and Hans C E Larsson},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT Modern archosaurs have extensive pneumatic diverticula originating from paranasal and tympanic sinuses. This complex anatomy is present in many fossil archosaurs, but few descriptions of the complete cranial pneumatic system exist. The cranial pneumatic morphology of birds and non-avian theropods are the best studied, but complete description of this anatomy for an ornithomimid was lacking. We describe the cranial pneumaticity of a well-preserved ornithomimid theropod dinosaur… CONTINUE READING

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