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NOTES ON THESCELOSA UR US, A CONSERVATIVE ORNITHOPOD DINOSAUR FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH COMMENTS ON ORNITHOPOD CLASSIFICATION

@inproceedings{Galton1974NOTESOT,
  title={NOTES ON THESCELOSA UR US, A CONSERVATIVE ORNITHOPOD DINOSAUR FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH COMMENTS ON ORNITHOPOD CLASSIFICATION},
  author={Peter M. Galton},
  year={1974}
}
  • Peter M. Galton
  • Published 1974
  • Geology
  • The skull of Thescelosaurus had broad frontals and there is a well-defined area of attachment for a cheek on the mandible. Wear surfaces were formed on some premaxillary teeth by contact with the predentary. The cheek teeth have either single or double wear surfaces. The large first sacral rib of lower ornithopods was important in keying together the pubis and the ilium and for backing the slender pubic peduncle of the ilium. Thescelosaurus edmontonensis Sternberg is probably a junior synonym… CONTINUE READING

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