Embryonic Skeletal Anatomy of the Sauropodomorph Dinosaur Massospondylus from the Lower Jurassic of South Africa

@inproceedings{Reisz2010EmbryonicSA,
  title={Embryonic Skeletal Anatomy of the Sauropodomorph Dinosaur Massospondylus from the Lower Jurassic of South Africa},
  author={R. Reisz and D. C. Evans and H. Sues and D. Scott},
  year={2010}
}
  • R. Reisz, D. C. Evans, +1 author D. Scott
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • ABSTRACT Two embryonic skeletons preserved inside thin-shelled eggs of a partially preserved clutch from the Upper Elliot Formation (Lower Jurassic) of South Africa have been attributed to the sauropodomorph dinosaur Massospondylus carinatus. A virtually complete skeleton is exposed in right lateral view, with the slightly telescoped skull and several cervical vertebrae extending beyond the eggshell. A second, partial skeleton has a skull preserved in dorsal view. The embryos have… CONTINUE READING
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