The first definitive Asian spinosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the early cretaceous of Laos

@article{Allain2012TheFD,
  title={The first definitive Asian spinosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the early cretaceous of Laos},
  author={R. Allain and Tiengkham Xaisanavong and Philippe Richir and Bounsou Khentavong},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2012},
  volume={99},
  pages={369-377}
}
  • R. Allain, Tiengkham Xaisanavong, +1 author Bounsou Khentavong
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Spinosaurids are among the largest and most specialized carnivorous dinosaurs. The morphology of their crocodile-like skull, stomach contents, and oxygen isotopic composition of the bones suggest they had a predominantly piscivorous diet. Even if close relationships between spinosaurids and Middle Jurassic megalosaurs seem well established, very little is known about the transition from a generalized large basal tetanuran to the specialized morphology of spinosaurids. Spinosaurid remains were… CONTINUE READING
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