Tag Archives: Ornithischia

What Else Happened? I – The Dawn Dryosaur


Ignoring Spinosaurus for now, paleontology came up with a few other announcements in the last few weeks. Some pterosaurs (gotta love them) but also non-theropod dinosaurs! They do exist, they are interesting, but they receive much less press. Over the … Continue reading

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When Does Morphology Trump Ontogeny?


An outstanding issue among some systematists is the question when, in a given sample, a series of recognized taxa are argued to be an array of successively distant sister taxa versus a reflection of transformation in an ontogenetic series in … Continue reading

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